The neonatal lesion of the meso-telencephalic dopaminergic pathway increases intrastriatal D2 receptor levels and synthesis and this effect is reversed by neonatal dopaminergic rich-graft.

F. Mennicken, M. Savasta, M. Chritin, C. Feuerstein, M. Le Moal, J.P. Herman, D.N. Abrous
Molecular Brain Research. 1995-02-01; 28(2): 211-221
DOI: 10.1016/0169-328x(94)00210-6

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