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Previously unknown method of neurotransmission identified.

The neuronal gene Arc is essential for long-lasting information storage in the mammalian brain, mediates various forms of synaptic plasticity, and has been implicated in neurodevelopmental disorders. However, little is known about Arc’s molecular function and evolutionary origins.  Now, two independent studies from researchers at the University of Utah and the University of Massachusetts Medical School shows that Arc can

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