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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.

MeSH information
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 the URMC Research Network by year, and whether "Locus Coeruleus" was a major or minor topic of these publication.