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Volume 23 Issue 9, September 2020

Posterior amygdala in social behavior

Yamaguchi et al. identify two largely spatially distinct subpopulations in the posterior amygdala (PA): MPN-projecting PA cells in the dorsomedial part and VMHvl-projecting PA cells in the ventrolateral part. The cover shows RNA expression patterns of genes enriched in whole PA (red: Zic2), PAMPN (blue: Npy2r) and PAVMHvl (green: Calb2) cells.

See Yamaguchi et al.

Image credit: Takashi Yamaguchi. Cover design: Marina Corral Spence.

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