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Gladstone Institute Scientists Map Process by Which Brain Cells Form Long-Term Memories


6/10/2013 6:55:08 AM

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Scientists at the Gladstone Institutes have deciphered how a protein called Arc regulates the activity of neurons – providing much-needed clues into the brain’s ability to form long-lasting memories. These findings, reported Sunday in Nature Neuroscience, also offer newfound understanding as to what goes on at the molecular level when this process becomes disrupted.

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