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Some animal models are more equal than others: Cortico-striatal circuits for translation

Cortico-striatal circuits are at the heart of many brain disorders, which means they are often studied using neurobiological animal models. A new study uses resting-state functional connectivity to assess homologies of cortico-striatal circuits in mice, monkeys, and humans.

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Monko, M.M., Heilbronner, S.R. Some animal models are more equal than others: Cortico-striatal circuits for translation. Lab Anim 49, 225–226 (2020). https://doi.org/10.1038/s41684-020-0601-6

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