Vasopressin and Oxytocin Excite Distinct Neuronal Populations in the Central Amygdala

@article{Huber2005VasopressinAO,
  title={Vasopressin and Oxytocin Excite Distinct Neuronal Populations in the Central Amygdala},
  author={Daniel Huber and Pierre Veinante and Ron Stoop},
  journal={Science},
  year={2005},
  volume={308},
  pages={245 - 248}
}
Vasopressin and oxytocin strongly modulate autonomic fear responses, through mechanisms that are still unclear. We describe how these neuropeptides excite distinct neuronal populations in the central amygdala, which provides the major output of the amygdaloid complex to the autonomic nervous system. We identified these two neuronal populations as part of an inhibitory network, through which vasopressin and oxytocin modulate the integration of excitatory information from the basolateral amygdala… Expand
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