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Aberrant functional connectivity of basal forebrain subregions with cholinergic system in short-term and chronic insomnia disorder

Ma X, Fu S, Yin Y, Wu Y, Wang T, Xu G, Liu M, Xu Y, Tian J, Jiang G (2021) Aberrant functional connectivity of basal forebrain subregions with cholinergic system in short-term and chronic insomnia disorder. J Affect Disord 278:481-487. doi: 10.1016/j.jad.2020.09.103

Summary: Previous animal studies have identified the cholinergic basal forebrain (CBF) as a crucial structure in sleep-wake cycle modulation and lesion or inactivation of the BF has been found to increase delta electroencephalogram activity, disturb behavioral arousal, and reduce sleep. They reference Kaur et al. using 192-IgG-SAP to lesion the CBF to examine the role of these neurons in sleep behavior.

See: Kaur S et al. Effects of ibotenate and 192IgG-saporin lesions of the nucleus basalis magnocellularis/substantia innominata on spontaneous sleep and wake states and on recovery sleep after sleep deprivation in rats. J Neurosci 28:491-504, 2008.

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