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The two faces of PVN CRF neurons

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In this issue of Nature Neuroscience, Kim and colleagues report that corticotropin-releasing factor neurons in the paraventricular nucleus, known essential regulators of the neuroendocrine axis, encode the valence of environmental stimuli through a bidirectional strategy and modulate animals’ immediate behavioral responses.

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  1. National Institute of Biological Sciences (NIBS), Beijing, China

    • Rui Lin
    • , Ting Yan
    •  & Minmin Luo
  2. School of Life Sciences, Tsinghua University, Beijing, China

    • Ting Yan
    •  & Minmin Luo
  3. Chinese Institute for Brain Research, Beijing, China

    • Minmin Luo

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