Navigation Links
Dendrite in Biological News

What makes an axon an axon?

... Inside every axon is a dendrite waiting to get out. Hedstrom et al. converted mature axons into dendrites by banishing a protein crucial for neuron development. The results suggest ...

Snapin: A protein with therapy potential for autism

... the brain. When there is an abnormal decrease in dendrite branches, there are fewer sites to receive ... fewer branches, but also show two quite different dendrite patterns. Firestein's most recent work explores the how and why of dendrite branching and patterning. "It's not just how ...

How the neuron sprouts its branches

... growth process in pyramidal neurons, which grow a single long "apical" dendrite and many shorter ones. To explore the role of Golgi outposts, they used ... cargo that originates in the Golgi gets directed towards the one longest dendrite in a highly preferential way," he said. "As cargo comes out of the Golgi, ...

RNA splicing occurs in nerve-cell dendrites

... and therefore potentially change such physiological processes. With the dendrite being the initial site in the neuron where learning is thought to occur, ... dysfunction. "Most neurodegenerative and psychiatric illnesses exhibit dendrite dysfunction, therefore, the inability to properly generate spliced RNAs in ...

Sandia researchers discover way to see how a drug attaches to a cell

... platinum ions. The uncharged platinum atoms gather into tiny metal clumps. Once they reach a certain size, they also become active and catalyze the dendrite growth by adding more platinum atoms from the platinum salt. Little by little, small, flat, platinum dendrites form within the double lipid ....

How nerve cells stay in shape

... on input, change and in this way store new memory. A synapse has two parts: one originates from the axon of the sending cell, the other, from a dendrite of the receiving cell (see image 1). Both parts comprise a special set of molecules, which clearly distinguishes them from the rest of the cell. ...

Scientists show how thinking can harm brain cells

... nerve cell, and synapses, the places where impulses pass from neuron to neuron. Injury to dendrites ?characterized by swelling or beading, loss of dendrite spines, and reduction in size ?is seen in HIV-1-associated dementia and Alzheimer's. In laboratory studies, brain cells and slices were exposed to ...

MIT researcher finds neuron growth in adult brain

... brain cells look like plants sprouting together. Some push out tentative tendrils that grow around or retract from contact with neighboring cells. dendrite tips that look like the thinnest twigs grow longer. Of several dozen branch tips, sometimes only a handful changed; in all, 14 percent showed ...
Other Contents
(Date:8/27/2014)... Dinosaurs are often depicted as giant, frightening beasts. But ... examination of a rock slab containing fossils of 24 ... of a group of hatchlings overseen by a caretaker, ... researchers. , Penn,s Brandon P. Hedrick and Peter Dodson ... Museum of Natural History, where the specimen is held. ...
(Date:8/27/2014)... that a deficiency in serotonin a chemical messenger ... depression. In the journal ACS Chemical Neuroscience , ... serotonin in their brains (and thus should have been ... , Donald Kuhn and colleagues at the John ... School of Medicine note that depression poses a major ...
(Date:8/27/2014)... growing number of studies have shown that ... pathogenesis of Parkinson,s disease. Previous studies from ... University in China have shown that baicalin ... reduced divalent metal transporter 1 expression, and ... nigra of rotenone-induced Parkinson,s disease rats. However, ...
Breaking Biology News(10 mins):Penn paleontologists describe a possible dinosaur nest and young 'babysitter' 2Penn paleontologists describe a possible dinosaur nest and young 'babysitter' 3New study throws into question long-held belief about depression 2
(Date:8/27/2014)... 28, 2014 Spine Guide has built ... of information on spinal health. Now, the e-health site ... people suffering from back pain symptoms. Spine Guide specializes ... surgery, and lumbar spine surgery. , Some of the ... or stabbing pain, pain radiating down the leg, inability ...
(Date:8/27/2014)... The National League for Nursing is pleased to ... became the inaugural director of the NLN/Chamberlain College ... of Nursing Education , effective August 11. The center ... for Transformative Excellence, established with the League’s historic move ... Under Dr. Dennis’s leadership, the NLN/Chamberlain Center will expand ...
(Date:8/27/2014)... Recently, Skmen.com, a renowned garment manufacturer ... celebrity bodycon dresses . The company has rich experience ... trendy items in stock and ready to ship: celebrity ... sleeve sweater dresses and so forth. All of them ... , “We are proud to announce the new collection ...
(Date:8/27/2014)... Philadelphia, PA. Inc. magazine ranked ... 500 list, an exclusive ranking of the nation’s fastest-growing ... look at the most important segment of the economy ... early exposure as members of the Inc. 500 list ... , “Some of world’s greatest companies have had their ...
(Date:8/27/2014)... 2014 All Canada Goose Parkas ... go from classic to modern. With unique detailing such as ... them is a step up in opulence. Recently, the company ... Parkas for 2014. , True enough, the new ... great discounts (up to 28% off) on all these brand ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:Spine Guide Offering New Overview of Surgical Options For Back Pain 2Health News:Betty Pierce Dennis to Lead NLN/Chamberlain College of Nursing Center for the Advancement of the Science of Nursing Education 2Health News:Betty Pierce Dennis to Lead NLN/Chamberlain College of Nursing Center for the Advancement of the Science of Nursing Education 3Health News:Betty Pierce Dennis to Lead NLN/Chamberlain College of Nursing Center for the Advancement of the Science of Nursing Education 4Health News:Skmen.com Unveils Its New Celebrity Bodycon Dresses for Its Loyal Customers 2Health News:Inc Magazine Unveils 33rd Annual List of America's Fastest-Growing Private Companies - the Inc. 500 2Health News:CanadaGooseJackor.nu: 2014 Canada Goose Banff Parkas At Discounted Prices 2
Other TagsOther Tags