Do rats have a prefrontal cortex?

@article{Uylings2003DoRH,
  title={Do rats have a prefrontal cortex?},
  author={Harry B. M. Uylings and Henk J. Groenewegen and Bryan E Kolb},
  journal={Behavioural Brain Research},
  year={2003},
  volume={146},
  pages={3-17}
}

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The results of tracing studies in rats indicate that these thalamic and limbic inputs both at the level of the PFC and the ventral striatum show various patterns of convergence and segregation, which leads to the conclusion that the P FC-ventral striatal system consists of a number of smaller modules.

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