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Neural populations for maintaining body fluid balance

Ichiki, Takako and Augustine, Vineet and Oka, Yuki (2019) Neural populations for maintaining body fluid balance. Current Opinion in Neurobiology, 57 . pp. 134-140. ISSN 0959-4388.

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Fine balance between loss-of water and gain-of water is essential for maintaining body fluid homeostasis. The development of neural manipulation and mapping tools has opened up new avenues to dissect the neural circuits underlying body fluid regulation. Recent studies have identified several nodes in the brain that positively and negatively regulate thirst. The next step forward would be to elucidate how neural populations interact with each other to control drinking behavior.

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Additional Information:© 2018 Elsevier. Available online 2 March 2019. This review comes from a themed issue on Molecular neuroscience. We thank the members of the Oka laboratory for helpful comments. Y.O. is supported by Startup funds from California Institute of Technology, the Searle Scholars Program, the Mallinckrodt Foundation, the McKnight Foundation and the Klingenstein-Simons Foundation, and NIH (U01NS099717, R56MH113030). Conflict of interest statement: Nothing declared.
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Official Citation:Takako Ichiki, Vineet Augustine, Yuki Oka, Neural populations for maintaining body fluid balance, Current Opinion in Neurobiology, Volume 57, 2019, Pages 134-140, ISSN 0959-4388, (
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