Regional infusions of serotonin into the striatum and memory consolidation.

@article{PradoAlcal2003RegionalIO,
  title={Regional infusions of serotonin into the striatum and memory consolidation.},
  author={Roberto A. Prado-Alcal{\'a} and Mar{\'i}a Isabel Ruiloba and Laura Jimenez Rubio and Rafael Solana-Figueroa and Cristina Medina and Rigoberto Salado-Castillo and Gina Lorena Quirarte},
  journal={Synapse},
  year={2003},
  volume={47 3},
  pages={
          169-75
        }
}
Lesions, temporal inactivation, electrical stimulation and administration of drugs that antagonize synaptic activity of the striatum lead to significant deficits of memory. Also, it has been shown that interruption of dopaminergic, GABAergic, or cholinergic activity in discrete areas of this structure is sufficient to disrupt cognitive functions. In spite of the known interactions among dopamine, GABA, acetylcholine, and serotonin, there is a notable scarcity of data germane to the… CONTINUE READING

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