Larimer County reminds us rabies season has arrived

There was an outbreak of skunk rabies this year in Larimer County. Photo courtesy of naturephotosbyann.blogspot.com The Larimer County Department of Health and Environment (LCDHE) has confirmed that a skunk in Larimer County has tested positive for rabies. It is the first Larimer County animal to test positive for the …

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Leptin increases GABAergic synaptogenesis through Rho guanine exchange factor β-PIX in the development of hippocampal neurons

Leptin strengthens synapses Early malnutrition is associated with neurodevelopmental disorders. Sahin et al. found that leptin – a hormone produced by fat cells that induces feelings of fullness – is essential for the development of inhibitory GABAergic synapses in the brain. In cultured hippocampal neurons from male and female rats, …

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