Category Archives: neurobiology

Previously unknown method of neurotransmission identified.

The neuronal gene Arc is essential for long-lasting information storage in the brain, mediating various forms of synaptic plasticity and is 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 Arc can send its genetic

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