The nucleolus is a crucial membrane-less structure or organelle that takes up about 25% of the nucleus of a mammalian cell. The largest membrane-less organelle, the nucleolus has been compared … Continue Reading Protein ‘glue’ which holds biomolecules within the nucleolus, identified.
Low levels of serotonin in the brain are known to play a role in depression and anxiety, the involvement of serotonin (5-HT) in regulating emotional behaviour is firmly established. In … Continue Reading Researchers uncover new serotonin neuronal mechanism in depression.
In the treatment of pain, a common course is to treat patients with opioid medications, these medications show limited effectiveness for neuropathic pain and come with safety and addiction issues. … Continue Reading Researchers map how antidepressants lessen neuropathic pain.
Pain is a common nonmotor symptom in patients with Parkinson disease and it negatively impacts quality of life. Patients with Parkinson disease who experienced pain before undergoing subthalamic nucleus deep … Continue Reading Eight-year study assesses efficacy of DBS on pain in patients with Parkinson’s disease.
A team of researchers form the UT Southwestern Medical Center and University of Tsukuba have identified key cells within the brain that are critical for determining circadian rhythms, the 24-hour … Continue Reading Researchers identify elusive cell type in the brain that control circadian rhythms.
Some neurons are more active than others, even when they are positioned right next to each other and are one and the same neuron type. Researchers from the Max Delbrück … Continue Reading Broad receptive field identified in multi-level neuronal activity.
Mouse cells and tissues created through nuclear transfer can be rejected by the body because of a previously unknown immune response to the cell’s mitochondria, according to an international study … Continue Reading Previously unseen immune reaction identified for stem cell transplants.