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Details for anatomical structure: subthalamic nucleus

EndoNet ID: ENC00404

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subthalamic nucleus, body of Forel, body of Luys, nucleus of Luys, subthalamic nucleus of Luys, Luys' body, Nucleus subthalamicus

General information

A circumscript nucleus, shaped like a biconvex lens, located in the ventral part of the subthalamus on the dorsal surface of the peduncular part of the internal capsule immediately rostral to the substantia nigra

Links to other resources

Cytomer cy0006429

Larger structures


      Secreted hormones


        • Receptor: NPY2-R