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You Can Take a Mouse to Water, And Now You Can Make it Drink

News   Sep 15, 2017 | Original Story by Nathan Collins for Stanford University Scope

 
Study Identifies Neurons That Encode Thirst

Genetic targeting of thirst-association neurons in the Median Preoptic (MnPO) nucleus of the hypothalamus following water deprivation. This material relates to a paper that appeared in the Sept. 15, 2017, issue of Science, published by AAAS. The paper, by W.E. Allen at Stanford University in Stanford, Calif., and colleagues was titled, "Thirst-associated preoptic neurons encode an aversive motivational drive." William E. Allen, Liqun Luo

 
 
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