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ACS Chem Neurosci. 2019 Jan 16. doi: 10.1021/acschemneuro.8b00667. [Epub ahead of print]

Serotonergic Axons as 3D-Walks.

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Department of Psychological and Brain Sciences , University of California , Santa Barbara , California 93106-9660 , United States.


Experimental and theoretical research suggests that serotonergic axons (fibers) can be modeled as random walks or stochastic processes. This rigorous approach can support descriptive methods and dynamic control of the ascending reticular activating system, at the level of individual fiber trajectories.


5-Hydroxytryptamine; fibers; fractional Brownian motion; random walk; stochastic process; von Mises-Fisher distribution

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