Monthly Archives: November 2017

Epigenetic modifications may underlie the influence of early life experiences on neuronal development and function, yet the molecular mechanisms are poorly understood.  In this paper, Stroud and colleagues report that deposition of repressive mCA marks by the methyltransferase DNMT3A across … Continue reading

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“The acetylcholine arousal system in the brain is needed for robust attention and working memory functions, but the receptor and cellular bases for its beneficial effects are poorly understood in the newly evolved primate brain. The current study found that … Continue reading

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“Migration status is one of the best-established risk factors for schizophrenia. An increase in risk is observed in both first- and second-generation immigrants, with a varying magnitude depending on the ethnic background of the individuals. The underlying mechanisms for the … Continue reading

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