microRNAs Regulate Neurotransmitter Switching and Confer Social Preference

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Kinship odorants drive dopamine-GABA switching in accessory olfactory bulb neurons.

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Metabolomics: Granularizing Diagnostics

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Primacy among the ‘omics is debatable, but the notion that metabolomics reflects the most accurate picture of disease states has reached significant momentum.

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Mechanism of ApoE4 Gene Toxicity in Alzheimer's Disease Neurodegeneration Solved

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ApoE4 exacerbates the brain damage caused by toxic tangles of Alzheimer's-associated protein, tau.

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Machine Learning to Increase the Pace of Brain Imaging Analysis
Machine Learning to Increase the Pace of Brain Imaging Analysis
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New approach could allow doctors or researchers to quickly identify the data they need, and then rapidly fill in the fine details, making the process faster and more accurate.

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Sharpest Image of Alzheimer’s Fibrils Shows Previously Unknown Details
Sharpest Image of Alzheimer’s Fibrils Shows Previously Unknown Details
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The fibrils of the body's own amyloid beta (Aβ) protein are the main constituent of Alzheimer's disease-related and characteristic pathological protein deposits in the brain.

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Discovery Provides Hope for New Vaccine Against Flesh-eating Bacteria
Discovery Provides Hope for New Vaccine Against Flesh-eating Bacteria
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Researchers at Houston Methodist have solved a 100-year-old mystery, providing them a possible key to unlock a pathway for treating diseases caused by flesh-eating bacteria.

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Developing a Gene Therapy for Deaf Patients
Developing a Gene Therapy for Deaf Patients
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OSU researchers have taken an important step toward gene therapy for deaf patients by developing a way to better study a large protein essential for hearing and finding a truncated version of it.

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CRISPR Reveals the Sugary Secrets of the Cancer-related Notch Protein
CRISPR Reveals the Sugary Secrets of the Cancer-related Notch Protein
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New research shows that the fucose and glucose modifications serve as quality-control markers that allow Notch to be transported to its final destination in the cell membrane.

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Metabolic Classification of Human Hepatoblastoma Uncovered
Metabolic Classification of Human Hepatoblastoma Uncovered
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EPFL scientists have now found metabolic differences between hepatoblastoma subtypes, and identified several biomarkers that can help obtain more accurate subtyping of the disease.

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