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Both Brain And Muscle Require Having The Protein LRP4 For Strong Communication
2012-07-11 20:39:24

Communication between the brain and muscle must be strong for us to eat, breathe or walk.

2012-06-07 08:33:20

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.

2012-02-08 14:33:52

Some unusual alliances are necessary for you to wiggle your fingers, researchers report.

2011-10-31 11:26:45

The most common form of heritable cognitive impairment is Fragile X Syndrome, caused by mutation or malfunction of the FMR1 gene.

2011-05-25 21:30:11

With every bodily movement—from the blink of an eye to running a marathon—nerve cells transmit signals to muscle cells.

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2011-01-31 09:21:10

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.

2010-08-03 13:15:46

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.

2009-12-10 14:00:53

Findings could lead to novel therapeutic intervention strategies for neuromuscular disorders; data published in latest issue of Science.

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2009-01-05 10:28:03

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.

2005-09-02 15:47:34

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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tourtiere
  • a meat pie that is usually eaten at Christmas in Quebec
The word 'tourtiere' comes from the French tourte, or passenger pigeon.
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