ADVERTISEMENT
ADVERTISEMENT

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.

The Scientist Staff

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

Interested in reading more?

The Scientist ARCHIVES

Become a Member of

Receive full access to more than 35 years of archives, as well as TS Digest, digital editions of The Scientist, feature stories, and much more!
Already a member?
ADVERTISEMENT