Flipping a protein switch to illuminate brain functions

Posted by on June 27, 2016 4:49 pm
Categories: health

Researchers have engineered an artificial switch that could let scientists turn individual neurotransmitter receptors on and off. Shedding light on these receptors’ role in memory formation could contribute to the development of new drugs for neurological diseases, including Alzheimer’s, Parkinson’s, and ALS.

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