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Title: Relationships among the hippocampus, dentate gyrus, mammillary body, fornix, and anterior commissure from a viewpoint of elements
Authors: Yoshiyuki Tohno
Setsuko Tohno
Nutcharin Ongkana
Patipath Suwannahoy
Cho Azuma
Takeshi Minami
Apichat Sinthubua
Pasuk Mahakkanukrauh
Keywords: Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology
Chemistry
Medicine
Issue Date: 1-Apr-2011
Abstract: To elucidate the relationships among the brain regions belonging to the limbic system, the authors investigated the relationships among the hippocampus, dentate gyrus, mammillary body, and fornix, using the anterior commissure as a control, from a viewpoint of elements. After ordinary dissections at Nara Medical University were finished, the hippocampi, dentate gyri, mammillary bodies, fornices, and anterior commissures were resected from identical cerebra of the subjects. The subjects consisted of 23 men and 23 women, ranging in age from 70 to 101 years (average age = 83.5 ± 7.5 years). After ashing with nitric acid and perchloric acid, element contents were determined by inductively coupled plasma-atomic emission spectrometry. With regard to seven elements of Ca, P, S, Mg, Zn, Fe, and Na, it was examined whether there were significant correlations among the hippocampus, dentate gyrus, mammillary body, fornix, and anterior commissure. It was found that there were extremely or very significant direct correlations among all of the five brain regions of the hippocampus, dentate gyrus, mammillary body, fornix, and anterior commissure in the P content. Likewise, with regard to the Fe content, there were significant direct correlations among the four brain regions belonging to the limbic system, except for the anterior commissure. In both the Ca and Zn contents, there were extremely or very significant direct correlations among the hippocampus, dentate gyrus, and mammillary body of the gray matter. © 2010 Springer Science+Business Media, LLC.
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http://cmuir.cmu.ac.th/jspui/handle/6653943832/49731
ISSN: 01634984
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