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Impaired GABA Plasticity at ovBNST Synapses Predicts Compulsive Drinking in Schedule-Induced Polydipsia
Schedule-Induced Polydipsia (SIP) is an animal model of adjunctive drinking induced when a hungry rat receives food on a fixed interval of time. This model has been implemented as a model of compulsive behaviour and may ...
Electrophysiological study of the effects of arginine vasopressin in the rat juxtacapsular nucleus of the bed nucleus of the stria terminalis
Arginine vasopressin (AVP), a nine amino acid neuropeptide (CYFQNCPRG- NH2) fulfills a dual function: (i) in the periphery, AVP acts as a peptide hormone and (ii) in the CNS, AVP is a neuromodulatory peptide. AVP produces ...