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Tokyo [Japan], August 5 (ANI): Our cognitive and emotional processes depend heavily on monoamine neurotransmitters like serotonin and dopamine. Their evolutionary ancestors were metazoans, and while related genes' functions have remained mostly unchanged over time, genetic variation within a
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Copenhagen (Denmark), July 15 (ANI): You might believe that uninterrupted sleep is necessary for optimal sleep. The neurotransmitter noradrenaline, however, is actually what wakes you up more than 100 times a night, according to a recent study from the University of Copenhagen. It is quite n
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Massachusetts [US], May 2 (ANI): According to a new study at Tufts University, researchers have discovered a previously unknown function performed by a cell type that contains almost half of all cells in the brain.
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Washington [US], December 6 (ANI): Researchers at Weill Cornell Medicine have recently found why the brain consumes vastly more energy than other organs, and, puzzlingly, it remains a fuel-guzzler even when its neurons are not firing signals called neurotransmitters to each other.
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Berlin [Germany], November 23 (ANI): Researchers from the German Center for Diabetes Research (DZD) in Tubingen have shown that in the human brain, the hormone insulin also acts on the most important neurotransmitter for the reward system, dopamine.
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Halle [Germany], May 9 (ANI): A complicated interaction between different proteins is needed for information to pass from one nerve cell to the next. A team of researchers now managed to study this process in the synaptic vesicles, which play an important role in this process.
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Nagoya [Japan], April 5 (ANI): During a recent study scientists from Japan used a novel two-step method of labelling neurotransmitter receptor proteins to track their localization efficiently.
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Washington D.C. [USA], Jan 18 (ANI): As people are already aware of the harmful effects of alcohol addiction, and the habit leading to many health problems, a new study has linked excessive alcohol consumption to the brain and its functions. A new study has found that alcohol addiction and a
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Washington D.C. [USA], Dec 17 (ANI): A new study has revealed that exposure to anti-depressants during pregnancy and the first weeks of life can alter sensory processing well into adulthood.
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Washington D.C. [USA], Jan 17 (ANI): A new study, led by researchers at the UCL Genetics Institute finds that genetic variants which prevent a neurotransmitter receptor from working properly have been implicated in the development of schizophrenia.
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Washington DC, [USA] July 11 (ANI): Noradrenaline, a neurotransmitter is responsible for arousal in the brain since it plays a vital role for humans to sense the world around them.
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New York [U.S.A.], Feb. 17 (ANI): Links between hallucinations and dopamine, an organic chemical which acts as a neurotransmitter, have been made clear in a new research.