Image of the Day: Hungry Histones

This slice from the hypothalamus of a mouse shows star-shape brain cells called astrocytes (green) expressing HDAC5 (red), a histone deacetylase involved in regulating feeding behavior.

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HELMHOTLZ ZENTRUM MUNCHEN(See D.G. Kabra et al., “Hypothalamic leptin action is mediated by histone deacetylase 5,” Nature Communications, 2016.)

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