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New research has revealed the specific chemical mechanism behind the anesthetic propofol, a discovery that may lead to the creation of even better drugs.
Just 12 molecules of water cause the long post-activation recovery period required by potassium ion channels before they can function again.
For several years, the pharmaceutical industry has tried to develop drugs that target a specific neurotransmitter receptor in the brain, the NMDA receptor.
“The Sodium Theory Revisited” reveals newest developments in nerve function research. UNITED KINGDOM (PRWEB) May 24, 2013 The sodium
Using mouse models, researchers at the National Institutes of Health (NIH) have discovered a small molecule that is released in the spinal cord that triggers a process later experienced in the brain as the sensation of itch.
A study from the University of North Carolina School of Medicine offers new insights into how the nervous system processes hot and cold temperatures.
Are you tired of being cold all the time? Do you wish you could turn the cold off at the push of a button? Well neuroscientists from the University of South Carolina (USC) may have some good news for you.
A group of researchers from Brown University have demonstrated that certain skin cells use a light-sensitive receptor found outside of the eye to detect ultraviolet light and quickly begin producing melanin to prevent DNA damage.
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