One of the seven small groups of granule cells in the polymorph layer of the olfactory tubercle and one large group, the insula magna, which lies along the border between septum, nucleus accumbens and nucleus of the diagonal band. [ MP:0010010 ]

Synonyms: islands of Calleja Calleja island

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Term information


uberon_slim, pheno_slim

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has related synonym

insulae olfactoriae

insula callejae

islands of Calleja (olfactory tubercle)



taxon notes

The islands of Calleja are located within the olfactory tubercle in most species; however, in primates these islands are located within the nucleus accumbens, since the olfactory tubercle is absent or extremely rudimentary in the brains of primates