PreviewGABAergic Neurons: Gate Masters of the Amygdala, Mastered by Dopamine
Review articleOpen access
Abstract:

A hyperdopaminergic state, such as stress, is associated with an increase in affective behavior. In this issue of Neuron, Marowsky and colleagues identify two clusters of paracapsular intercalated GABA neurons in amygdala slice preparations of GAD67-GFP mice. These GABA neurons mediate inhibition from cortical afferents to both the major input and output station of the amygdala, are inhibited during action of dopamine via D1 receptors, and are thus likely to represent important cellular players during dopaminergic disinhibition related to increased affective behavior.

Request full text

References (0)

Cited By (0)

No reference data.
No citation data.
Advertisement
Join Copernicus Academic and get access to over 12 million papers authored by 7+ million academics.
Join for free!