Fraction of striatum that is striosomes (also known as patches)

Range 10-15 % of striatal volume
Organism Vertebrates
Reference Brimblecombe KR, Cragg SJ, The Striosome and Matrix Compartments of the Striatum: A Path through the Labyrinth from Neurochemistry toward Function. ACS Chem Neurosci. 2017 Feb 15 8(2):235-242. doi: 10.1021/acschemneuro.6b00333 p.235 right columnPubMed ID27977131
Primary Source Table - link Davis and Puhl 2011 studied mice. Desban et al. 1993 studied rat. Johnston et al. 1990 studied rat, rhesus monkey and human. Morigan and Goto studied human
Comments P.235 right column: "Striosomes form a three-dimensional labyrinth-like structure that interdigitates the matrix. Striosomes occupy 10–15% striatal volume depending on position along the anterior–posterior (AP) and medial–lateral axes (primary sources)."
Entered by Uri M
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