Nicotinic and muscarinic receptors in the rat prefrontal cortex: Differential roles in working memory, response selection and effortful processing

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The aim of the present study was to evaluate the effects of cholinergic receptor blockade in the rat prefrontal cortex on cognitive processes. The nicotinic antagonists neuronal bungarotoxin and dihydro-β-erythroidine and the muscarinic antagonist scopolamine were injected into the prelimbic area of the prefrontal cortex. Their behavioural effects were… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/BF02246154

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