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Brain: Ventral striatum
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Latin striatum ventrale; corpus striatum ventrale
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MeSH [1]

The ventral striatum is a portion of the striatum.

It consists of the nucleus accumbens and the olfactory tubercle.[1]

Some sources also include the ventromedial parts of the caudate nucleus and putamen.[2]

It is considered a reward center.[3]

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ReferencesEdit

  1. Ubeda-Bañon I, Novejarque A, Mohedano-Moriano A, et al. (2007). Projections from the posterolateral olfactory amygdala to the ventral striatum: neural basis for reinforcing properties of chemical stimuli. BMC Neurosci 8: 103.
  2. Martin, John Joseph (2003). Neuroanatomy: text and atlas, 393, New York: McGraw-Hill.
  3. Gregorios-Pippas L, Tobler PN, Schultz W (March 2009). Short-term temporal discounting of reward value in human ventral striatum. J. Neurophysiol. 101 (3): 1507–23.


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