A new analysis suggests that the regulatory protein MeCP2 works with the modified nucleotide 5hmC to facilitate gene activation in the brain.
Using genetic programming, researchers have identified a specific type of cell in the outer layers of the brain that is crucial for Prozac's action.
A gene-expression atlas developed by HHMI researchers will enable scientists to determine when and where specific genes are switched on in the central nervous system.
HHMI researchers discover that protein related to snake venom toxin modulates receptors that are targeted by nicotine.
HHMI researchers have discovered a molecule that resembles a component of snake toxins, but has a dramatically different effect on the nervous system.