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Scientists shed light on how serotonin works

Scripps Research Institute scientists have shown for the first time that the neurotransmitter serotonin uses a specialized signaling pathway to mediate biological functions that are distinct from the signaling pathways used ...

dateOct 05, 2010 in Neuroscience
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New insight into 'accelerated aging' disease

Hutchinson-Gilford Progeria Syndrome (HGPS or progeria) is a rare genetic disease that causes young children to develop symptoms associated with advanced age, such as baldness, wrinkles, osteoporosis and cardiovascular disease. ...

dateSep 13, 2010 in Medical research
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Selective inhibition of BMK1 suppresses tumor growth

A study describing a newly developed pharmacological inhibitor is providing detailed insight into how an enzyme that has been implicated in multiple human malignancies regulates a known tumor suppressor. The research, published ...

dateSep 13, 2010 in Cancer
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Scientists identify new gene for memory

A team led by a Scripps Research Institute scientist has for the first time identified a new gene that is required for memory formation in Drosophila, the common fruit fly. The gene may have similar functions in humans, shedding ...

dateSep 08, 2010 in Neuroscience
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