Published in Health Insurance Week, October 1st, 2006
Study 1: A study from the United States has reported on bidirectional connections with the central nucleus of the amygdala (CeA).
"The HSD2 (11-beta-hydroxysteroid dehydrogenase type 2-expressing) neurons in the nucleus of the solitary tract (NTS) of the rat are aldosterone-sensitive and have been implicated in sodium appetite. The CeA has been shown to modulate salt intake in response to aldosterone, so we investigated the connections between these two sites," wrote J.C. Geerling and colleagues, Washington University.
"A prior retrograde tracing study...
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