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Distinct basophilic inclusions were seen in frontal, motor, and parietal cortex, red nucleus, hypoglossal nucleus, pontine nuclei, and superior colliculus.
REM-OFF and REM-ON neurons : After the technique to record the activity of single neuron in behaving animals was well established, it provided important insight into the functioning of pontine nuclei at the neuronal level, the interplay of which is central to REM sleep physiology.
In contrast, the memantine group showed widespread bilateral metabolic increases in the cerebral cortex, pontine nuclei of the brainstem, and cerebellar deep nuclei and lateral hemisphere.