Mouse study reveals the presence of the Baml1 gene in the striatum has a sexually dimorphic effect on alcohol consumption. Male mice without the protein consumed more alcohol than those who did, while the reverse was true for females.
New findings about dopaminergic neurons in the striatum could have implications for treating Parkinson's disease and Tourette syndrome.
Pauses in cholinergic interneuron activity could be a mechanism for controlling how animals respond to external stimuli, researchers report.
A new study reveals insight into the mechanisms underlying alcohol addiction.