Neural Circuits & Oxytocin

Oxytocin has been suggested to be involved in synaptic plasticity and adaptively modifying neural circuits for social interactions such as conspecific recognition, pair bonding, and maternal care. Find the latest research on neuronal circuits and oxytocin here.

August 17, 2020
Open Access

Oxytocin receptor gene polymorphism (rs53576) and digit ratio associates with aggression: comparison in seven ethnic groups

Journal of Physiological Anthropology
Marina ButovskayaOleg Lazebny
June 24, 2020

The Rostral Agranular Insular Cortex, a New Site of Oxytocin to Induce Antinociception

The Journal of Neuroscience : the Official Journal of the Society for Neuroscience
Mohammed Gamal-EltrabilyAbimael González-Hernández
June 15, 2020

Autistic-like behaviours and associated brain structural plasticity are modulated by oxytocin in maternally separated rats

Behavioural Brain Research
Monireh MansouriMaryam Ardalan
August 14, 2020
Open Access

Mating and parenting experiences sculpture mood-modulating effects of oxytocin-MCH signaling

Scientific Reports
Joseph PhanAmal Alachkar
June 6, 2020
Open Access

Gentle stroking stimuli induce affiliative responsiveness to humans in male rats

Scientific Reports
Shota OkabeTatsushi Onaka
July 4, 2020

Abnormal neuronal morphology and altered synaptic proteins are restored by oxytocin in autism-related SHANK3 deficient model

Molecular and Cellular Endocrinology
A ReichovaJ Bakos
June 13, 2020

Ciliary melanin-concentrating hormone receptor 1 (MCHR1) is widely distributed in the murine CNS in a sex-independent manner

Journal of Neuroscience Research
Giovanne B DinizJackson C Bittencourt
July 29, 2020

Social touch promotes interfemale communication via activation of parvocellular oxytocin neurons

Nature Neuroscience
Yan TangV. Grinevich
June 23, 2020
Review
Open Access

Psychological and neurobiological mechanisms underlying the decline of maternal behavior

Neuroscience and Biobehavioral Reviews
Ming Li
June 27, 2020

Oxytocin prevents neuronal network pain-related changes on spinal cord dorsal horn in vitro

Cell Calcium
Irma A Tello-GarcíaMiguel Condés-Lara
August 31, 2020
Open Access

Hypothalamic-vagal oxytocinergic neurocircuitry modulates gastric emptying and motility following stress

The Journal of Physiology
Yanyan Jiang, R Alberto Travagli
August 28, 2020
Open Access

Activated Oxytocin Neurons in the PVN-DVC Pathway in Asthmatic Rats

Frontiers in Neuroanatomy
Zhe ChenRong Dong
August 28, 2020

Neurochemical phenotype of growth hormone-responsive cells in the mouse paraventricular nucleus of the hypothalamus

The Journal of Comparative Neurology
Paula G F QuaresmaJose Donato
June 6, 2020
Open Access

Thirty years of translational research in Mobility Medicine: Collection of abstracts of the 2020 Padua Muscle Days

European Journal of Translational Myology
Ugo Carraro
July 14, 2020
Preprint
Open Access

Development of a genetically-encoded oxytocin sensor

BioRxiv : the Preprint Server for Biology
N. L. MignocchiHyung-Bae Kwon

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