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Astrocytes affect brain's information signaling

Astrocytes are the most common type of cell in the brain and play an important role in the function of neurons - nerve cells. New research from the University of Gothenburg, Sweden, shows that they are also directly involved ...

dateJun 14, 2010 in Neuroscience
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Helping the brain's messengers get from A to B

In what has been hailed as a breakthrough, scientists from Columbia University Medical Center and Weill Cornell Medical College have outlined the molecular mechanism of membrane transport. The research shows how a protein ...

dateJun 10, 2010 in Neuroscience
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