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Perforant Pathway

"Perforant Pathway" 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.

A pathway of fibers that originates in the lateral part of the ENTORHINAL CORTEX, perforates the SUBICULUM of the HIPPOCAMPUS, and runs into the stratum moleculare of the hippocampus, where these fibers synapse with others that go to the DENTATE GYRUS where the pathway terminates. It is also known as the perforating fasciculus.


This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Perforant Pathway" by people in Harvard Catalyst Profiles by year, and whether "Perforant Pathway" was a major or minor topic of these publication.
Bar chart showing 12 publications over 7 distinct years, with a maximum of 3 publications in 2007
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