When the pathway between the prefrontal cortex and the dorsal raphe nucleus was stimulated, rodents facing a challenge in the lab showed an immediate and dramatic surge in motivation.
What does DRN stand for?
DRN stands for Dorsal Raphe Nucleus
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Decreased 5-HT transporter mRNA in neurons of the dorsal raphe nucleus and behavioral depression in the obese leptin-deficient ob/ob mouse.
Serotonergic neurons of dorsal raphe nucleus on the effect of a xanthone from Kielmeyera coriacea stems in behavioral tests.
Local administration of agonists in the dorsal raphe nucleus mainly produces a response similar to low-dose systemic administration, decreasing wakefulness and increasing REM sleep via disinhibition of mesopontine REM sleep-promoting neurons (Bjorvatn and Ursin, 1998).
Dopamine may still have a key role, the researchers noted, which is why they were surprised to find harmful effects of stress converging in a brain region- the dorsal raphe nucleus --where nerve cells that use serotonin, a chemical nerve signal that has been associated with wake and sleep cycles, mood, anger, status and aggression, are abundant.
In this context, intra dorsal raphe nucleus (DRN) or MRN microinjection of [Way.