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Insect odorant receptors regulate their own sensitivity.
A consortium of scientists has identified a new protein regulator of taste, findings that help unlock the mystery of exactly how cells transmit taste information to the brain for three out of the five primary taste types.
Scientists from the University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston and the University of Houston found a new way to influence the vital serotonin signaling system. The team linked malfunctions in serotonin signaling to a range of health issues, including everything from depression and addictions, to epilepsy and obesity.
Among the animals that are appealing “cover models” for scientific journals, lancelets don’t spring readily to mind.
A research team from Inserm has published a new study in the journal Biological Psychology detailing the key role played by a protein, the CB1 cannabinoid receptor, during physical exercise.
Researchers have found that a dopamine-receptor gene variant that is related to personality traits can also play a role in longevity and healthy aging.
The ability of the eye of a fruit fly (Drosophila melanogaster) to respond to light depends on a delicate ballet that keeps the supply of light sensors called rhodopsin constant as photoreceptors turn on and off in response to light exposures.
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- In general, any miraculous portrait of Christ.