Neurohumoral Interaction in the Rat Amygdala after Central Chemical Stimulation

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Science  31 May 1968:
Vol. 160, Issue 3831, pp. 1017-1018
DOI: 10.1126/science.160.3831.1017


The interactions of chemically induced thirst and hunger with deprivation-induced hunger and thirst, respectively, were studied in the amygdala. The results suggest direct neurohumoral blocking at this locus, rather than mediation through activated circuits.

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