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Locus Coeruleus

"Locus Coeruleus" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus, MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure, which enables searching at various levels of specificity.

Bluish region in the superior angle of the fourth ventricle floor, corresponding to melanin-like pigmented nerve cells which lie lateral to the ponto-mesencephalic central gray (griseum centrale). It is also known as nucleus pigmentosus pontis.


This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Locus Coeruleus" by people in Harvard Catalyst Profiles by year, and whether "Locus Coeruleus" was a major or minor topic of these publication.
Bar chart showing 81 publications over 29 distinct years, with a maximum of 6 publications in 1998 and 2001 and 2013 and 2014
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