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"Goldilocks" Neurons Promote REM Sleep

News   Jun 20, 2019 | Original story from the University of Bern

 
"Goldilocks" Neurons Promote REM Sleep

Using a technique called optogenetics, a laser light was used to turn off or on MCH neurons time locked with the temperature warming phases. It demonstrated the necessity of the MCH neurons to increase REM sleep during warming toward 'just right' room temperature. Credit: Pascal Gugler for Insel Gruppe AG

 
 
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