The medial entorhinal cortex acts as a hub of neural networks for memory and navigation.
What does EC stand for?
EC stands for Entorhinal Cortex
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Secondary and exploratory endpoints include the effect of ladostigil compared to placebo on different cognitive domains using cognitive batteries, changes in hippocampus, entorhinal cortex and whole brain volume determined by MRI.
With time, Tau tangles spread from the entorhinal cortex (responsible for learning, memory, thinking and planning) through the hippocampus to the neocortex (affecting the ability to communicate, recognize family and loved ones and to care for oneself), resulting in neuronal dysfunction and worsening of clinical symptoms.
Immunoreactive Abeta deposition was significantly reduced in hippocampus (43%) and entorhinal cortex (37%) of melatonin-treated Tg mice.
They discovered a strong connection between the number of Facebook friends and the amount of "gray matter" in the amygdala, the right superior temporal sulcus, the left middle temporal gyrus and the right entorhinal cortex.
They discovered a strong connection between the number of Facebook friends and the amount of "grey matter" in the amygdala, the right superior temporal sulcus, the left middle temporal gyrus and the right entorhinal cortex.
Measurements of the right hemisphere involved only the temporal pole, entorhinal cortex, and inferior frontal gyrus.
For brain-volume changes both within individuals and across individuals of different ages, the hippocampus and subregions of the prefrontal cortex showed sizable reductions with age, whereas the entorhinal cortex and primary visual cortex showed minimal or no such reductions (fig.