A paradoxical proinflammatory effect of endocannabinoids in the brain discovered

by UPF - Universitat Pompeu Fabra

The results of the study in mice are contrary to what had been observed to date in other areas of the brain where endocannabinoids play an anti-inflammatory role.

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New regulator of neuron formation identified

by IRB Barcelona - Instituto de Investigación Biomédica

Researchers at IRB Barcelona reveal that the protein NEK7 is relevant for the correct formation of neurons in the hippocampus, a region of the brain associated with memory. Animals without NEK7 may al...

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The propagation of the activity of the hippocampus, crucial for memory consolidation and other deliberative functions of the brain

by UPF - Universitat Pompeu Fabra

The authors of the study published in Current Biology, using electrophysiological techniques applied to the brains of anaesthetised primates, have confirmed a noticeable increase in the activity of th...

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