Abstract| Volume 81, ISSUE 10, SUPPLEMENT , S45-S46, May 15, 2017

108. Synaptic Mechanisms of BNST CRF Neuron Excitability Regulating Alcohol Drinking Behavior and Anxiety

      Neurons in the BNST that produce the neuropeptide corticotropin releasing factor (CRF) drive binge alcohol drinking and promote anxiety-like behavior. However, little is known about the synaptic inputs that drive BNST CRF neuron activity and the postsynaptic receptors that regulate their function, or how this critical node of circuitry is altered by chronic exposure to alcohol or stress.
      To read this article in full you will need to make a payment

      Purchase one-time access:

      Academic & Personal: 24 hour online accessCorporate R&D Professionals: 24 hour online access
      One-time access price info
      • For academic or personal research use, select 'Academic and Personal'
      • For corporate R&D use, select 'Corporate R&D Professionals'


      Subscribe to Biological Psychiatry
      Already a print subscriber? Claim online access
      Already an online subscriber? Sign in
      Institutional Access: Sign in to ScienceDirect