Acetylcholine in action

Elife. 2020 May 19:9:e57515. doi: 10.7554/eLife.57515.


The neurotransmitter acetylcholine influences how male finches perform courtship songs by acting on a region of the premotor cortex called HVC.

Keywords: HVC; acetylcholine; motor performance; neuroscience; songbird.

Publication types

  • Comment

MeSH terms

  • Acetylcholine
  • Animals
  • Finches*
  • Male
  • Motor Cortex*
  • Vocalization, Animal


  • Acetylcholine