neocortex

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Synonyms for neocortex

the cortical part of the neencephalon

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There was found a great expression of genes HTR1F, HTR2A, and HTR1A in the isocortex. These receptors are also expressed in the olfactory bulb, but there is a marked expression of the gene for the 5HT2C (HTR2C) receptor in more posterior structures, reaching its highest level in the midbrain.
A[beta] aggregation affects first the layers II-V of the isocortex, followed by the entorhinal cortex, hippocampal formation, amygdala, insular and cingulated cortices; it spreads then to the subcortical nuclei including striatum, basal forebrain cholinergic nuclei, thalamus, hypothalamus, and white matter.
Staging of cytoskeletal and beta-amyloid changes in human isocortex reveals biphasic synaptic protein response during progression of Alzheimer's disease.