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Confocal image of cortical neurons in culture
The Problem with Protocols
Faced with a lack of consensus in published protocols, researchers found optimal conditions for enhancing cortical neuron adhesion and maturation in culture.
The Problem with Protocols
The Problem with Protocols

Faced with a lack of consensus in published protocols, researchers found optimal conditions for enhancing cortical neuron adhesion and maturation in culture.

Faced with a lack of consensus in published protocols, researchers found optimal conditions for enhancing cortical neuron adhesion and maturation in culture.

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Nerve cell labelled with different colours
Psychedelics Slip Past Cell Membranes When Treating Depression
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The antidepressant properties of hallucinogenic drugs may stem from their ability to bind to intracellular serotonin receptors, a study suggests.
a human neuron illuminated in bright green on a black background.
Mitochondrial Metabolism Dictates Neurons’ Growth Rate
Katherine Irving | Jan 30, 2023 | 4 min read
Altering the rate of respiration in mitochondria changes how fast neurons grow, making mouse neurons grow more like human ones and vice versa, a study finds.
rat sleep delta wave memory consolidation cortical neuron activity
Cortical Neurons May Consolidate Memories During Slow Wave Sleep
Emma Yasinski | Oct 18, 2019 | 3 min read
Scientists previously thought cortical neurons remained silent during delta waves, but new evidence from rats shows some cells fire in a pattern reflective of memorizing a task.
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