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Finding the sweet spot in brain development

Short-lived neural connections in the mouse brain help prime sensory circuits, forever affecting the mouse’s sense of touch. Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory neuroscientists have discovered that a receptor protein named mGluR1 helps regulate the timing of these temporary connections. Their findings may help reveal the origins of various neurodevelopmental disorders and new ways of treating […]

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