Vol. 33 (1) 2012 Neuro endocrinology letters

A profile of the insulin receptor in cultured hippocampal slices.

OBJECTIVES: Insulin receptors (IRs) are distributed in a region-specific fashion throughout the brain, and may play a role in processes related to learning and memory. The hippocampus, which participates in spatial memory formation, is one region in which the IR is abundantly expressed. Organotypic hippocampal slice cultures (OHSCs) are.....