New wake-promoting node pinpointed in brain

Neurologists had suspected that a component of the 'ascending arousal system' could be found in this part of the brain for more than 100 years. In mice, activating this region using targeted chemical genetic techniques resulted in prolonged wakefulness during the animals' normal sleep periods.

New wake-promoting node pinpointed in brain

Scientists have identified an additional group of cells in the brain responsible for keeping us awake: the supramammillary nucleus, part of the caudal hypothalamus.

Fri 10 Nov 17 from Medical Xpress

New Wake-promoting Node Pinpointed in Brain, Fri 10 Nov 17 from Laboratory Equipment

New wake-promoting node pinpointed in brain, Fri 10 Nov 17 from Science Blog

New wake-promoting node pinpointed in brain, Fri 10 Nov 17 from Eurekalert

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