1. Smith Y, Paré D, Deschênes M, Parent A and Steriade M. (1988) Cholinergic and non-cholinergic projections from the upper brainstem core to the visual thalamus in the cat. Exp Brain Res 70:166-80.

NeuronCompartmentPropertyConnectivityNotes
Thalamus geniculate nucleus/lateral principal GLU cellMiddle equivalent dendriteCholinergic ReceptorsAfferents from the parabrachial region (T)90% of cat brainstem input to LGN is cholinergic (Smith Y et al, 1988 [cat]1 ). (Bickford ME et al, 1993 [cat]2 ). in SOBIV 297.
Thalamus geniculate nucleus/lateral principal GLU cellProximal equivalent dendriteCholinergic ReceptorsAfferents from the parabrachial region (T)90% of cat brainstem input to LGN is cholinergic (Smith Y et al, 1988 [cat]1 ). (Bickford ME et al, 1993 [cat]2 ). in SOBIV 297.

Classical References: first publications on each compartmental property; search PubMed for complete list
1.  Smith Y, Paré D, Deschênes M, Parent A and Steriade M. (1988) Cholinergic and non-cholinergic projections from the upper brainstem core to the visual thalamus in the cat. Exp Brain Res 70:166-80.
2.  Bickford ME, Günlük AE, Guido W and Sherman SM. (1993) Evidence that cholinergic axons from the parabrachial region of the brainstem are the exclusive source of nitric oxide in the lateral geniculate nucleus of the cat. J Comp Neurol 334:410-30 [Journal] .