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Using a unique and relatively simple cell-based fluorescent assay they developed, scientists have identified a means by which fluoxetine, the active ingredient in Prozac, suppresses the activity of the TREK1 potassium channel.
Inhibiting certain brain cells sharpens animal's response to small and quick visual stimuli.
Technique targeting light-gated channels to enigmatic neurons proves role in burst swimming.
- Stoppage; cessation (of labor).
- A standing still or idling (of mills, factories, etc.).