Neuroscience

Neuroscience

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Latest articles

    1. Cell Biology
    2. Neuroscience

    Gain-of-function variants in the ion channel gene TRPM3 underlie a spectrum of neurodevelopmental disorders

    Lydie Burglen, Evelien Van Hoeymissen ... Joris Vriens
    Newly identified gain-of-function variants indicate TRPM3 as the cause of a spectrum of autosomal dominant neurodevelopmental disorders with frequent cerebellar involvement in humans.
    1. Cell Biology
    2. Neuroscience

    Growth cone advance requires EB1 as revealed by genomic replacement with a light-sensitive variant

    Alessandro Dema, Rabab A Charafeddine ... Torsten Wittmann
    1. Neuroscience
    2. Physics of Living Systems

    Scale-free behavioral dynamics directly linked with scale-free cortical dynamics

    Sabrina A Jones, Jacob H Barfield ... Woodrow L Shew
    1. Neuroscience

    Signal denoising through topographic modularity of neural circuits

    Barna Zajzon, David Dahmen ... Renato Duarte
    1. Cell Biology
    2. Neuroscience

    Desmosomal connectomics of all somatic muscles in an annelid larva

    Sanja Jasek, Csaba Verasztó ... Gáspár Jékely
    Volume-EM reconstruction of a whole-body desmosomal connectome including all muscles and their desmosomal partners in a Platynereis larva provides a detailed view of the organisation of the entire locomotor system in an animal.
    1. Neuroscience

    Inhibition is a prevalent mode of activity in the neocortex around awake hippocampal ripples in mice

    Javad Karimi Abadchi, Zahra Rezaei ... Majid H Mohajerani
    Neocortical activity is drastically different around awake than sleep hippocampal ripples.
    1. Cell Biology
    2. Neuroscience

    Unconventional secretion of α-synuclein mediated by palmitoylated DNAJC5 oligomers

    Shenjie Wu, Nancy C Hernandez Villegas ... Randy Schekman
    A pathway of unconventional secretion for alpha-synuclein, a protein which may spread in the brain as part of the pathology of Parkinson’s disease.
    1. Neuroscience

    Neurexins in serotonergic neurons regulate neuronal survival, serotonin transmission, and complex mouse behaviors

    Amy Cheung, Kotaro Konno ... Kensuke Futai
    Neurexins are presynaptic adhesion molecules in the serotonin system which regulate neuron survival and serotonin neuromodulation through active zone formation and serotonin release.

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    Richard Aldrich
    The University of Texas at Austin, United States
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    University of Oxford, United Kingdom
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    Marianne E Bronner
    California Institute of Technology, United States
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