Neurons


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Neurons

Nerve cells in the brain, brain stem, and spinal cord that connect the nervous system and the muscles.
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The results may help identify new genetic targets for treatments protecting sensitive neurons.
To accomplish this task, the Gage lab devised a new method utilising stem cell technology to take skin cells from primates and coax them, via a virus and chemical cocktails, to develop into neural progenitor cells, a cell type that has the ability to become multiple types of cells in the brain, including neurons.
Now, researchers from the Salk Institute, in collaboration with researchers from the anthropology department at UC San Diego, have developed a strategy to more easily study the early development of human neurons compared with the neurons of nonhuman primates.
Rosehip neurons belong to the inhibitory type of neurons, which are designed to regulate neuron activity in the brain.
Scientists working to develop new treatments for neurodegenerative diseases have been stymied by the inability to grow human motor neurons in the lab.
In the present study, to further clarify the mechanism underlying the anorectic effects of [alpha]-MSH, we identified glucose-sensing neurons and GD-sensitive neurons in the hypothalamus and the brainstem and examined the changes in their firing rates in response to local administration of aMSH.
The biological neurons have four principal components, dendrites the hair like out growths which act like input channels.
While a single neuron generates only a tiny amount of electricity, all your neurons together can generate enough electricity to power a low-wattage bulb.
In each animal, small groups of neurons, usually between two and 15 cells, were engineered to respond to blue light.
In this paper, as the basic step, we present a primal system to analyze the neurons and extract features from the known brain neurons.
Integration of the gap junction strength in FHN neurons renders the synchronization dilemma nontrivial.
A new study on amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) shows the disease is affecting other cells besides motor neurons.