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2011-02-08 07:38:20

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.

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2010-11-01 13:54:01

Inhibiting certain brain cells sharpens animal's response to small and quick visual stimuli.

2009-09-16 14:01:50

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


Word of the Day
quilisma
  • In medieval musical notation, a sign or neume denoting a shake or trill.
The word 'quilisma' comes from a Greek word meaning 'a roll'.