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Title: Noradrenergic modulation of rat hippocampal neuronal oscillations in vitro
Author: Haggerty, Daniel Christopher
ISNI:       0000 0004 2669 3853
Awarding Body: University of Newcastle Upon Tyne
Current Institution: University of Newcastle upon Tyne
Date of Award: 2009
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Neuronal oscillations have been implicated in various cognitive functions in vivo and can be correlated to a variety of behavioural states. Hippocampal gamma (20-80 Hz) and theta (4-15 Hz) frequency neuronal oscillations have been reported to play a role in memory and representation of visuospatial information. Noradrenaline, a neurotransmitter released during arousal, is an important factor in information acquisition and ma}g of novel spatial information. The aim of this thesis was to investigate the cellular mechanisms by which noradrenaline modulates hippocampal gamma and theta frequency oscillations in the hippocampus in vitro.
Supervisor: Not available Sponsor: Not available
Qualification Name: Thesis (Ph.D.) Qualification Level: Doctoral
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