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A morphometric study of glia and neurons in the anterior cingulate cortex in mood disorder.

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BACKGROUND: The anterior cingulate cortex (ACC) is a key region for the pathophysiology and treatment of depression. However, it remains unclear whether and how the morphology of the ACC is altered in subjects with mood disorders. METHOD: A post mortem morphometric study of the supragenual ACC (Brodmann area 24b) in seven subjects with mood disorder and nine comparison subjects. We measured glial and neuronal density, and neuronal size and shape. We also quantified the astrocytic marker, gli...

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10.1016/j.jad.2011.03.042

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
Psychiatry
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Journal:
Journal of affective disorders More from this journal
Volume:
133
Issue:
1-2
Pages:
328-332
Publication date:
2011-09-01
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EISSN:
1573-2517
ISSN:
0165-0327
Language:
English
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uuid:ac265a04-05ea-4082-bfab-b2ea1f67927e
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pubs:177244
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177244
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2012-12-19

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