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Latest Cellular neuroscience Stories

2009-09-16 14:01:50

Technique targeting light-gated channels to enigmatic neurons proves role in burst swimming.

2009-09-15 08:46:09

Dendrites integrate thousands of inputs locally before sending signals to central axon.

2009-09-15 08:08:33

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2009-09-07 09:53:13

Fifty years after it was originally discovered, scientists at the Friedrich Miescher Institute for Biomedical Research have elucidated the function of a microscopic network of tubules found in neurons.

2009-09-03 15:29:30

As part of the intricate ballet of synaptic transmission from one neuron to the next, tiny vesicles – bubbles containing the chemical neurotransmitters that make information exchange possible—travel to the tip of neurons (synapses), where they fuse with the cell's membrane (a process called exocytosis).

2009-09-02 14:21:59

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2009-07-13 10:30:00

In the brain, many types of synaptic proteins are spatio-temporally regulated to maintain synaptic activity at a constant level. Here, the Japanese research group led by Professor Masaki Fukata

2009-06-22 15:35:10

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2009-06-18 15:07:49

The ability to learn and to establish new memories is essential to our daily existence and identity; enabling us to navigate through the world.

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2009-06-18 07:35:00

A protein called neuroligin that is implicated in some forms of autism is critical to the construction of a working synapse, locking neurons together like "molecular Velcro," a study lead by a team of UC Davis researchers has found.


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