Navigation Links
Golgi Orientation controls Neuron Growth

Michael Ehlers and his colleagues have reported in the Journal Neuron the mechanism by which the Golgi apparatus controls the growth of the dendrite cells that are responsible for the growth and development of neurons//. The dendrite cells are the branches of neurons that are responsible for transmission and collection of signals to the brain from different parts of the body.

The Golgi body is present in the cell, which is responsible for synthesizing new molecules for performing different functions of the body. The researchers have found that Golgi bodies were present in the long dendrites, which helps in the growth of the dendrite.

Professor Ehlers said, “ Different dendritic branches can have different functional properties, molecular composition and electrical properties. So, when a cargo reaches a branch point, it's like a highway intersection, and the cargo needs to be directed. We've found that these dendritic Golgi outposts are located at the strategic points to do just that. And I believe this is the first such specific organelle identified at a dendritic branch point positioned to perform this fundamental neuronal function." The Researchers feel that still a lot has to be explored to understand the mechanism of growth and control of neurons and on the mechanism of transfer of molecules for the growth of dendrites.

Source: Eurekalert.
'"/>




Page: 1

Related medicine news :

1. Mixed Orientation Marriages Calls for Deeper Understanding
2. Stroke Destroys Nearly 32, 000 Neurons In Just A Second!
3. Mirror Neurons Connected To Autism
4. Protein provides antioxidant protection to Neurons
5. Respirator Can Improve Quality Of Life Of Motor Neurone Disease Patients
6. Decision-Making Enabled By Neurons: Value Assigned To Available Choices.
7. Polyunsaturated Fat, Vitamin E Lowers Risk Of Motor Neurone Disease
8. Growth Factors Help Neurons to Reach Their Correct Destination
9. Fewer Neurons in Amygdala of Autistic Males
10. Discovery of Agile Molecular Motors Could Aid in Treating Motor Neuron Diseases
11. Researchers Find Fewer Neurons in the Amygdala of Males with Autism
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:


(Date:9/22/2017)... ... ... “Cursed with a Curse: The Truth about Tithing”: a ... when breaking free from this misconception. “Cursed with a Curse: The Truth about ... Christian Faith Publishing, Lysa M. Harrison’s new book is a powerful and thought-provoking ...
(Date:9/22/2017)... ... ... “Fruit of the Spirit: “Love””: a delightful adventure of two friends who ... the Spirit: “Love”” is the creation of published author, Halimah Jones, who was born ... is an avid writer, her inspiration for “Fruit of the Spirit: “Love”” blossomed from ...
(Date:9/21/2017)... ... September 21, 2017 , ... With ProSlideshow Portrait from ... easy to do. Users can select from up to two layers of subject matter ... of a mouse all within Final Cut Pro X. , With ProSlideshow ...
(Date:9/21/2017)... (PRWEB) , ... September 21, 2017 , ... ... **An FDAnews Management Report**, http://www.fdanews.com/products/54818-promotional-communication      , In the competitive world of ... can get while staying in compliance with FDA rules. , The FDA has ...
(Date:9/21/2017)... ... September 21, 2017 , ... Innovatum ... at the Global GS1 Healthcare Conference 2017 in Chicago, IL on October 17-19, ... ensuring label quality and improving patient safety. , Microscan , a ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:9/9/2017)... -- Dealmed Medical Supplies, New York City,s ... drugs, vaccines, and specialty medical products and services, announced ... acquire Vantage Medical Supplies, a major distributor of medical ... York . ... practices, will operate under the Dealmed name as of ...
(Date:9/7/2017)... , Sept. 7, 2017  For nearly two decades, New Life Agency ... Assisted Reproduction Insurance industry. Today, New Life Agency announces a powerful three-way ... ... ... http://pharmacarecard.com/ (PRNewsfoto/PharmaCareCard) ...
(Date:9/7/2017)... 7, 2017  Zimmer Biomet Holdings, Inc. (NYSE and ... announced that it will be participating in the Morgan ... the Grand Hyatt hotel in New York.  Zimmer Biomet ... a.m. Eastern Time. A live webcast of ... Relations website at http://investor.zimmerbiomet.com .   ...
Breaking Medicine Technology: