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Neurotensin as Modulator of Basal Ganglia- Thalamocortical Motor Circuit – Emerging Evidence for Neurotensin NTS1 Receptor as a Potential Target in Parkinson's Disease

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Luca Ferraro, Tiziana Antonelli, Sarah Beggiato, Maria Cristina Tomasini, Antonio Steardo, Kjell Fuxe and Sergio Tanganelli

Submitted: 11 November 2010 Published: 08 February 2012

DOI: 10.5772/21128

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Mechanisms in Parkinson's Disease - Models and Treatments

Edited by Juliana Dushanova

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Written By

Luca Ferraro, Tiziana Antonelli, Sarah Beggiato, Maria Cristina Tomasini, Antonio Steardo, Kjell Fuxe and Sergio Tanganelli

Submitted: 11 November 2010 Published: 08 February 2012