The Molecular Biology of Kinship Revealed

News   Sep 11, 2017 | Original Story from UC San Diego

 
microRNAs Regulate Neurotransmitter Switching and Confer Social Preference

A confocal image of a tadpole brain reveals dopaminergic (green) neurons, the type increased in typical kinship recognition, and GABAergic (red) neurons, those elevated in cases of expanded social kinship. Credit: Davide Dulcis, UC San Diego.

 
 
 

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