Pheromone-Sensing Neurons

Antithetical conclusions (3)

Local modulation of chemoattractant concentrations by single cells: dissection using a bulk-surface computational model This is part of the Theme issue ‘Coupling geometric partial differential equations with physics for cell morphology, motility and pattern formation’ Excerpt: “The computed ligand concentration and receptor occupancy on the evolving cell membrane are shown in figure 5.” Conclusion: “…the detailed information gained through simulations of single cells or the interaction of a few cells could be used to better inform agent-based approaches and the…

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Anthetical conclusions

Something is antithetical when it is in complete and utter opposition to the character of something. Analysis of protein-coding genetic variation in 60,706 humans reported as: Largest collection of human exome sequence data yields unprecedented tool for diagnosing rare disease …variation that was expected, but not found, in the data offered new insight. Some genes were found to have less than the expected number of missense mutations, which change the protein sequence, or “loss-of-function” mutations, which obliterate protein function. With…

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Non-random pheromone-controlled cell type differentiation

Experience-Dependent Plasticity Drives Individual Differences in Pheromone-Sensing Neurons Aug 17, 2016   •Individual differences in cell types are not random •Sex differences in pheromone-sensing neurons are controlled by experience •Changes in specific cell types are governed via “use it and lose it” plasticity •Targeting plasticity to specific cell types changes animal behavior This was reported as: Long-term exposure to female scents changes courtship behavior in male mice The senior author co-authored Chromatin remodeling inactivates activity genes and regulates neural coding…

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