Axonal iron transport in the brain modulates anxiety-related behaviors

October 7th, 2019 by Zhuo Wang

Nature Chemical Biology, Published online: 07 October 2019; doi:10.1038/s41589-019-0371-x

Iron is transported from the ventral hippocampus to the medial prefrontal cortex unidirectionally in the brain via axonal projections. This transport is involved in mediating anxiety and the anxiolytic effects of diazepam.
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