Latest Neuromuscular junction Stories
Communication between the brain and muscle must be strong for us to eat, breathe or walk.
Ask the average person the street how the brain develops, and they'll likely tell you that the brain's wiring is built as newborns first begin to experience the world.
Some unusual alliances are necessary for you to wiggle your fingers, researchers report.
The most common form of heritable cognitive impairment is Fragile X Syndrome, caused by mutation or malfunction of the FMR1 gene.
With every bodily movementâ€”from the blink of an eye to running a marathonâ€”nerve cells transmit signals to muscle cells.
Among stem cell biologists there are few better-known proteins than nestin, whose very presence in an immature cell identifies it as a "stem cell," such as a neural stem cell.
Harvard University researchers have uncovered a mechanism through which caloric restriction and exercise delay some of the debilitating effects of aging by rejuvenating connections between nerves and the muscles that they control.
Findings could lead to novel therapeutic intervention strategies for neuromuscular disorders; data published in latest issue of Science.
Mutations in the nuclear intermediate filament lamin A/C (LMNA) gene are associated with Emery-Dreifuss muscular dystrophy, but cause the disease by unknown mechanisms.
A UCSF study has found that a specific signaling link between neurons and muscles in the fruit fly is essential for keeping the insect's nervous system stable.
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