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1. Lee C, Kim Y, Kaang BK. The primary motor cortex: the hub of motor learning in rodents. Neuroscience. 2022 Mar 1;485:163-170. doi: 10.1016/j.neuroscience.2022.01.009. Epub 2022 Jan 17.

2. Lee Y, Bortolotto ZA, Bradley CA, Sanderson TM, Zhuo M, Kaang BK*, Collingridge GL*, The GSK-3 inhibitor CT99021 enhances the acquisition of spatial learning and the accuracy of spatial memory. Front Mol Neurosci. 2022 Jan 27;14:804130. doi: 10.3389/fnmol.2021.804130.

3. Sanderson TM, Ralph LT, Amici M, et al. Selective Recruitment of Presynaptic and Postsynaptic Forms of mGluR-LTD. Front Synaptic Neurosci. 2022;14:857675. Published 2022 May 9. doi:10.3389/fnsyn.2022.857675

4. Zhang MM, Geng AQ, Chen K, et al. Glutamatergic synapses from the insular cortex to the basolateral amygdala encode observational pain. Neuron. 2022;110(12):1993-2008.e6. doi:10.1016/j.neuron.2022.03.030

5. Choi DI, Kaang BK. Interrogating structural plasticity among synaptic engrams. Curr Opin Neurobiol. 2022;75:102552. doi:10.1016/j.conb.2022.102552

6. Sung Y, Kaang BK. The Three Musketeers in the Medial Prefrontal Cortex: Subregion-specific Structural and Functional Plasticity Underlying Fear Memory Stages. Exp Neurobiol. 2022;31(4):221-231. doi:10.5607/en22012

7. Hong I, Kaang BK. The complexity of ventral CA1 and its multiple functionalities. Genes Brain Behav. 2022;21(7):e12826. doi:10.1111/gbb.12826

8. Kim MJ, Kaang BK. Distinct cell populations of ventral tegmental area process motivated behavior. Korean J Physiol Pharmacol. 2022;26(5):307-312. doi:10.4196/kjpp.2022.26.5.307

9. Choi JE, Choi DI, Lee J, et al. Synaptic ensembles between raphe and D1R-containing accumbens shell neurons underlie postisolation sociability in males. Sci Adv. 2022;8(41):eabo7527. doi:10.1126/sciadv.abo7527

10. Zhang G, Guo SQ, Yin SY, et al. Exogenous expression of an allatotropin-related peptide receptor increased the membrane excitability in Aplysia neurons. Mol Brain. 2022;15(1):42. Published 2022 May 9. doi:10.1186/s13041-022-00929-4