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Substantia Nigra MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Substantia Nigra
Tree Number(s)
A08.186.211.132.659.413.656
Unique ID
D013378
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D013378
Scope Note
The black substance in the ventral midbrain or the nucleus of cells containing the black substance. These cells produce DOPAMINE, an important neurotransmitter in regulation of the sensorimotor system and mood. The dark colored MELANIN is a by-product of dopamine synthesis.
NLM Classification #
WL 310
Date Established
1966/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2015/06/22
Substantia Nigra Preferred
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