The Molecular Diversity of Vagal Afferents Revealed

Kristoffer L. Egerod, Thue W. Schwartz, Laurent Gautron

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Using single-cell RNA sequencing (RNA-seq), Kupari and coworkers (Cell Rep., 2019) have generated a long sought-after molecular atlas of vagal afferents in the mouse. Vagal afferents were found to be organized into 24 subtypes, revealing a level of diversity that was not previously recognized.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)663-666
Number of pages4
JournalTrends in Neurosciences
Issue number10
StatePublished - Oct 2019


  • autonomic nervous system
  • single cell
  • transcriptomics
  • vagus nerve

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Neuroscience(all)


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