Neuron groups, not single cells, maintain brain stability

Disruptions in brain stability cause disorders such as epilepsy, but precious little is known about homeostasis, the brain’s regulatory system. Now a new study from Tel Aviv University finds that homeostatic regulation occurs mainly in groups of neurons rather than in the individual neurons themselves. Understanding the principles and mechanisms involved in neuronal homeostasis may lead to new approaches in the treatment of brain disorders like Alzheimer’s disease. —> Read More Here


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