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Flashcards in Sleep Nuclei Deck (10):
1

Substantia Nigra

NT Secreted = DA.

Function = REM off system

2

Ventral Tegmental Area (VTA)

NT Secreted = DA

Function = REM off system

3

Locus Ceruleus

NT Secreted = NE

Function = REM off system

4

Raphe

NT Secreted = Serotonin

Function = REM off system

5

Median Pre-Optic Nucleus (MNPO)

NT Secreted = Secretes GABA/galanin

Function = promotes sleep

You will sleep

6

VentroLateral Pre-Optic Nucleus (VLPO)

NT Secreted = GABA/galanin

Function = Promotes sleep

7

Tuberomamillary Nucleus (TMN)

NT Secreted = Histamine

Function = Promotes arousal

8

Lateral Hypothalamic Area (LHA)

NT Secreted = Orexin ; Melanin-Concentrating Hormone (MCH)

Function = Increase appetite and sustains wakefulness; Promotes REM sleep

9

Lateral DorsoTegmental Nucleus (LDT)

NT Secreted = ACh

Function = REM on system.

10

PedunculoPontine Tegmental Nucleus

NT Secreted = ACh

Function = REM on system