Nucleus incertus promotes cortical desynchronization and behavioral arousal
Sherie Ma, Giancarlo Allocca, Emma KE Ong-Palsson, Caitlin E Singleton, David Hawkes, Stuart J McDougall, Spencer J Williams, Ross AD Bathgate, Andrew L Gundlach
Brain Structure and Function | SPRINGER HEIDELBERG | Published : 2017
Awarded by National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC) of Australia
The authors would like to thank Prof Bryan Roth (University of North Carolina, NC, USA) and Dr. Melanie White (ARMI, Monash University, VIC, Australia) for access to the DREADD construct and assistance in establishing the approach in our laboratory, respectively; and Prof Neil McNaughton (University of Otago, Dunedin, NZ) for valuable comments on the manuscript. This research was supported by project grants from the National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC) of Australia (1005988 and 1067522, A. L. G. and R. A. D. B.); a Grant from The Florey Institute of Neuroscience and Mental Health Foundation (A. L. G. and S. M.); a Grant from the Besen Family Foundation (A. L. G.); and by the Victorian Government Operational Infrastructure Support Program. S. J. W. is an Australian Research Council (ARC) Future Fellow. R. A. D. B. and A. L. G. are NHMRC (Australia) Senior Research Fellows. G.A. is the recipient of a Commonwealth of Australia International Postgraduate Research Scholarship (IPRS); and E. K. E. O-P. is the recipient of a University of Melbourne International Research Scholarship (MIFRS/MRS).