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Sleepy and Dreamless - Study of Sleep Abnormalities in Mice

Discussion in 'Other Health News and Research' started by Wally, Nov 13, 2016.

  1. Wally

    Wally Senior Member

    Genetic mutations in the pathways that control sleep. Could this study in mice begin to unlock additional clues in the sleep abnormalities experienced by humans? The sodium channel pathway continues to provide a trail of bread crumbs - I wonder if these clues are being actively investigated in current M.E. research?

    More information about the study is available at "Science Daily" -
    Mouse mutants with sleep defects may shed light on the mysteries of sleep
    https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2016/11/161102144218.htm and at "Nature" - Forward-genetics analysis of sleep in randomly mutagenized mice. Nature, 2016; DOI: 10.1038/nature20142
    Dichotohmy and valentinelynx like this.

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