Daily Archives: March 29, 2014

mTOR pathway and Seizure Development

Mechanisms regulating neuronal excitability and seizure development following mTOR pathway hyperactivation. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/24672426 Abstract The phosphatidylinositol-3-kinase/phosphatase and tensin homolog (PTEN)-mammalian target of rapamycin (mTOR) pathway regulates a variety of neuronal functions, including cell proliferation, survival, growth, and plasticity. Dysregulation of the … Continue reading


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Chronic Early Life Stress – Implications for Autism, Anxiety and Depression

Neurobiologists find chronic stress in early life causes anxiety, aggression in adulthood http://www.cshl.edu Cold Spring Harbor, NY — In recent years, behavioral neuroscientists have debated the meaning and significance of a plethora of independently conducted experiments seeking to establish the … Continue reading

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