Neuronal activity in rat medial prefrontal cortex during sucrose solution intake.

@article{Petyk2009NeuronalAI,
  title={Neuronal activity in rat medial prefrontal cortex during sucrose solution intake.},
  author={Zolt{\'a}n Petyk{\'o} and Attila Toth and Imre Szab{\'o} and Rita G{\'a}losi and L{\'a}szl{\'o} L{\'e}n{\'a}rd},
  journal={Neuroreport},
  year={2009},
  volume={20 14},
  pages={1235-9}
}
The rat's prefrontal cortex plays a role in integration of feeding-related information. In this study, we investigated the neuronal activity changes of medial prefrontal cortex during licking of sucrose solution by freely moving rats. We found two different types of excitatory and two different types of inhibitory single neuron responses time locked to the beginning of the licking clusters. Changes in firing rates occurred either within 2 s before the first lick of the licking cluster or during… CONTINUE READING
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