OBO ID: ZFA:0005341
Term Name: medial longitudinal catecholaminergic tract Search Ontology:
Synonyms: medial longitudinal CA tract, mlct
Definition: CNS white matter tract, major catecholaminergic tract that originates in the diencephalon, passes the locus coeruleus and projects through the hindbrain into the spinal cord. Dopaminergic neurons of the posterior tuberculum and lateral hypothalamus provide the predominant contribution to descending mlct projections. (1)
Appears at: Unknown
Evident until: Adult (90d-730d, breeding adult)
References: TAO:0005341
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