neurogenesis


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neurogenesis

[¦nu̇r·ō′jen·ə·səs]
(embryology)
The formation of nerves.
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Using sophisticated imaging and computational techniques, the team found that blocking neurogenesis in mice reduced the effectiveness of ECS in improving behavioral symptoms.
The Heidelberg researchers also uncovered an initial indication that another signal path is active in the neurogenesis of sea anemones -- the BMP pathway, which is instrumental for the centralization of nerve cells in vertebrates.
The researchers ran similar tests on guinea pigs and Chilean degus, which experience less infant neurogenesis than other animals.
Pertinently, mice lacking the hemeoxygenase 1 gene were observed to have reduced neurogenesis after stroke.
It was really amazing to us that we could make a memory last much longer in these infant mice just by decreasing neurogenesis," Josselyn says.
Additionally, decreased A^ deposits and increased BDNF expression and neurogenesis in the hippocampus and cortex of EA-treated AD mice were detected.
Discovery of long non-coding RNA's role in neurogenesis may lead to cures for diseases such as Alzheimer's disease
The goal of this study is to examine how the a1A-ARs relationship to neurogenesis influences cognition and mood.
We proposed that EGCG can improve cognitive function by impacting the generation of neuron cells, a process known as neurogenesis," explains Bai.
These findings give a new spin on the role of neurogenesis in the hippocampus, as scientists now know that instead of just making memories, the spawning of new brain cells causes memories to be forgotten.
Role of GH and IGF-1 axis in neurogenesis, metabolic action of ghrelin and role of resistin in weight homeostasis are newer worthy areas and may help in understanding the global epidemic of obesity.
Boosting such neurogenesis in the adult hippocampus also produced antidepressant-like effects when combined with exercise, in the study funded by the National Institutes of Health.