Activity in the Auditory Cortex
Editor's Pics Jan 13, 2020
Credit: Shea lab/CSHL
Abnormal behavior of parvalbumin (PV) neurons (in red) in the auditory cortex of the mouse brain manifests as parental neglect. Normal activity of PV neurons depends on the Mecp2 gene, without which female mice can't learn to respond to distress cries of young pups.
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