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A hippocampus-accumbens tripartite neuronal motif guides appetitive memory in space

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Retrieving and acting on memories of food-predicting environments are fundamental processes for animal survival. Hippocampal pyramidal cells (PYRs) of the mammalian brain provide mnemonic representations of space. Yet the substrates by which these hippocampal representations support memory-guided behavior remain unknown. Here, we uncover a direct connection from dorsal CA1 (dCA1) hippocampus to nucleus accumbens (NAc) that enables the behavioral manifestation of place-reward memories. By moni...

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Peer reviewed
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10.1016/j.cell.2018.12.037

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University of Oxford
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Medical Sciences Division
Department:
Pharmacology
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University of Oxford
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Pharmacology
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University of Oxford
Division:
Medical Sciences Division
Department:
Pharmacology
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
Medical Sciences Division
Department:
Pharmacology
Role:
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University of Oxford
Division:
Medical Sciences Division
Department:
Pharmacology
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MC_UU_12024/3
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Grant:
Investigator Award 101821 to P.J.M.
Publisher:
Cell Press Publisher's website
Journal:
Cell Journal website
Volume:
176
Issue:
6
Pages:
1393-1406
Publication date:
2019-02-14
Acceptance date:
2018-12-20
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ISSN:
0092-8674
Pubs id:
pubs:954399
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uri:cb80f18d-b7da-4ba0-974a-89c5b4a690fd
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uuid:cb80f18d-b7da-4ba0-974a-89c5b4a690fd
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pubs:954399

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