Claustral Neurons Projecting to Frontal Cortex Mediate Contextual Association of Reward

Anna Terem, Ben Jerry Gonzales, Noa Peretz-Rivlin, Reut Ashwal-Fluss, Noa Bleistein, Maria del Mar Reus-Garcia, Diptendu Mukherjee, Maya Groysman, Ami Citri*

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Abstract

Terem et al. uncover the role of the claustrum in context reinforcement. They identify claustral dopamine D1-receptor-expressing neurons as a subpopulation of frontal-projecting claustral neurons important for de novo context reinforcement and the acquisition of cocaine preference.

Original languageAmerican English
Pages (from-to)3522-3532.e6
JournalCurrent Biology
Volume30
Issue number18
DOIs
StatePublished - 21 Sep 2020

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Keywords

  • Drd1
  • claustrum
  • cocaine
  • conditioned-place preference
  • frontal cortex
  • incentive salience
  • real-time conditioned-place preference
  • reward

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