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What does NAcc stand for?

NAcc stands for Nucleus Accumbens (brain region)

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Using a combination of optogenetics and fiber photometry, the investigators were able to demonstrate that a particular tract projecting from the VTA to a mid-brain structure called the nucleus accumbens (also strongly implicated in the reward system) was the relevant conduit carrying the impetus to social interaction in the mice.
In normal conditions, activity of dopaminergic neurons in this pathway is affected by tonic inhibition of GABAergic intermediary neurons locating in ventral tegmental area (VTA) which decrease release of dopamine in nucleus accumbens and reduce amount of reward there [9].
It consists of the nucleus accumbens and the olfactory tubercle.
The main areas are the ventral tegmental area (VTA) located in the mid-brain just above the hippocampus and in front of the substantia nigra; the nucleus accumbens (NAc) in the striatum just below the front end of the corpus callosum; and the prefrontal cortex, located just behind the forehead and just in front of the motor areas of the cortex.