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Circuits for care

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Science  12 Oct 2018:
Vol. 362, Issue 6411, pp. 168-169
DOI: 10.1126/science.aav1249

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  • Parental circuitry

    A proposed model for how galanin-expressing neurons in the medial preoptic area (MPOAGal) orchestrate components of parental behavior. PAG, periaqueductal gray; VTA, ventral tegmental area; MeA, medial amygdala; PVN, paraventricular nucleus of the hypothalamus; AVP, vasopressin; OXT, oxytocin; CRH, corticotropin-releasing hormone.

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  • PHOTO: MCB GRAPHICS, HARVARD UNIVERSITY
  • PHOTO: SUSAN MERRELL/UCSF
  • PHOTO: NORTHWESTERN UNIVERSITY

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