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“Sticky” Gene Could Help Valium Calm Nerves

News   Oct 11, 2019 | Original story from NIH

 
 “Sticky” Gene Could Help Valium Calm Nerves

In a study of mice, NIH researchers showed that a protein encoded by a gene called Shisa7 (green) may boost the nerve calming effects of valium and other benzodiazepines by sticking to GABA type A neurotransmitter receptors (red). Credit: Lu lab, NIH/NINDS

 
 
 

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