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2012-02-24 18:00:26

A study from Karolinska Institutet shows that a new drug for Huntington's disease - pridopidine or dopamine stabilizer ACR16 - might operate via previously unknown mechanisms of action.

2012-02-16 11:19:22

Brain scans of two strains of mice imbibing significant quantities of alcohol reveal serious shrinkage in some brain regions - but only in mice lacking a particular type of receptor for dopamine, the brain's "reward" chemical.

2012-01-26 02:08:43

New research reveals a fascinating and unexpected molecular partnership within the brain neurons that regulate appetite.

2012-01-19 15:13:40

A receptor found on blood platelets whose importance as a potential pharmaceutical target has long been questioned may in fact be fruitful in drug testing, according to new research from Michigan State University chemists.

2012-01-05 13:06:49

The problem in biology of how to identify the promoters of olfactory receptor genes (>1000 genes) has remained unsolved due to the difficulty of purifying sufficient material from the olfactory epithelium.