Memory gene goes viral

Two independent teams of scientists from the University of Utah and the University of Massachusetts Medical School have discovered that a gene crucial for learning, called Arc, can send its genetic material from one neuron to another by employing a strategy commonly used by viruses. The studies, both published in Cell, unveil a new way that nervous system cells interact.

Memory gene goes viral

Two independent teams of scientists from the University of Utah and the University of Massachusetts Medical School have discovered that a gene crucial for learning, called Arc, can send its ...

Tue 16 Jan 18 from Phys.org

Memory Gene Goes 'Viral', Wed 17 Jan 18 from Laboratory Equipment

Memory gene goes viral, Tue 16 Jan 18 from Science Blog

Memory gene goes viral, Tue 16 Jan 18 from Eurekalert

Surprise: A virus-like protein is important for cognition and memory

A protein involved in cognition and storing long-term memories looks and acts like a protein from viruses. The protein, called Arc, has properties similar to those that viruses use for infecting ...

Thu 11 Jan 18 from Medical Xpress

Surprise: A Virus-Like Protein is Important for Cognition and Memory, Thu 11 Jan 18 from Newswise

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