GABA does it all

GABA is a ubiquitous, inhibitory neurotransmitter of the central nervous system. Featured in this week’s edition of the Journal of Neuroscience is a Claude Monet-esque neuroimage of GABA receptor expression in the hippocampus of both virgin (left) and pregnant (right) mice.

HippocampalGABA

The researchers found a disparity in GABA expression in the hippocampus between virgin and pregnant mice as well as continuous GABA plasticity throughout pregnancy.

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2 Responses

  1. That is alot more Andy Warhol than Claude Monet.

  2. Yeah, I agree. You can tell I’m not an art history major….

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