We've updated our Privacy Policy to make it clearer how we use your personal data.

We use cookies to provide you with a better experience, read our Cookie Policy

LAC-king a Single Molecule Indicates Major Depressive Disorder

News   Jul 31, 2018 | Original Story from The Rockefeller University

 
LAC-king a Single Molecule Could Predispose Major Depressive Disorder

Acetyl-L-carnitine acts on neurons (pictured here) that release the neurotransmitter glutamate. Researchers believe that, by altering glutamate levels, the molecule affects systems involved in depression. Credit: McEwan Lab, Rockefeller University

 
 
 

RELATED ARTICLES

Common Disease Mechanism for ALS and Frontotemporal Dementia

News

Findings suggest mutations leading to accumulation of RNA-binding proteins to blame for disease, and could offer route for early diagnosis

READ MORE

Microfluidically-linked BBB and Brain-chips Opens Another Dimension for Neurological Research

News

Linked BBB and brain-chips strike the perfect balance of complexity and simplicity for studying the neurovascular unit.

READ MORE

Misery Loves Company -for Teens

News

Study on adolescent friendships offers support for the belief that misery really does love company.

READ MORE

 

Like what you just read? You can find similar content on the communities below.

Diagnostics Neuroscience

To personalize the content you see on Technology Networks homepage, Log In or Subscribe for Free

LOGIN SUBSCRIBE FOR FREE