neurogenesis

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neurogenesis

[¦nu̇r·ō′jen·ə·səs]
(embryology)
The formation of nerves.
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In this study of young adult members of a Faroese birth cohort, we hypothesized that prenatal exposure to methylmercury might adversely affect adult neurogenesis, thus attenuating the potential beneficial effect of aerobic fitness on cognitive functions.
Gould, "Sleep deprivation inhibits adult neurogenesis in the hippocampus by elevating glucocorticoids," Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, vol.
Regulation of adult neurogenesis by excitatory input and NMDA receptor activation in the dentate gyrus.
This process, called adult neurogenesis, was first discovered by Goldman and Fernando Nottebohm of the Rockefeller University in the early 1980s, when the two realized that when learning new songs new neurons were added to regions of the bird's brain responsible for vocal control.
Specialists in various sciences and medical areas in North America, Europe, Asia, and Saudi Arabia discuss such topics as endoplasmic reticulum stress in the cardiovascular system, the functions of microRNAs in cardiovascular biology and disease, the regulation of insulin secretion in human pancreatic islets, the androgen receptor in health and disease, estrogen and cancer, autophagy and intestinal homeostasis, paneth cells, the impact of adult neurogenesis on olfactory bulb circuits and computations, the pathophysiology of migraine, the rhythm of breathing, chloride in vesicular trafficking and function, phosphate transporters and their function, and platelets in lung biology.
Regulation of adult neurogenesis by psychotropic drugs and stress.
A comparative framework for understanding the biological principles of adult neurogenesis.
The beneficial effects of running correlated with increased adult neurogenesis, which may provide a hint that newborn neurons could be involved in counteracting stress-related disorders.
Adult neurogenesis and systemic adaptation: animal experiments and clinical perspectives for PTSD.
They cover interactions among sleep-active neurons in the preoptic hypothalamus in the regulation of nonREM sleep, sleep and immune function, genetic approaches to the problem of sleep, the genetics of sleep in Drosophila melanogaster, studies of behavioral quiescence in the nematode Caenorhabditis elegans, identifying the function of sleep by investigating sleep and wakefulness at the molecular level, a model of brain plasticity to explain effects of sleep on adult neurogenesis, sleep and synaptic homeostasis, growing evidence that sleep is important for learning and memory, and revisiting the ontogenetic hypothesis of rapid eye movement sleep function.
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