Neurotensin type 2 receptor is involved in fear memory in mice

@article{Yamauchi2007NeurotensinT2,
  title={Neurotensin type 2 receptor is involved in fear memory in mice},
  author={R. Yamauchi and E. Wada and Sari Kamichi and D. Yamada and H. Maeno and M. Delawary and T. Nakazawa and T. Yamamoto and K. Wada},
  journal={Journal of Neurochemistry},
  year={2007},
  volume={102}
}
  • R. Yamauchi, E. Wada, +6 authors K. Wada
  • Published 2007
  • Biology, Medicine
  • Journal of Neurochemistry
  • Neurotensin receptor subtype 2 (Ntsr2) is a levocabastine‐sensitive neurotensin receptor expressed diffusely throughout the mouse brain. Previously, we found that Ntsr2‐deficient mice have an abnormality in the processing of thermal nociception. In this study, to examine the involvement of Ntsr2 in mouse behavior, we performed a fear‐conditioning test in Ntsr2‐deficient mice. In the contextual fear‐conditioning test, the freezing response was significantly reduced in Ntsr2‐deficient mice… CONTINUE READING
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