New publication by Dr. P. Chakrabarty et al.
This study demonstrates that both capsid serotype and timing of injection influence the regional and cell-type distribution of AAV in neonatal rodents, and emphasizes the utility of pseudotyped AAV vectors for translational gene therapy paradigms. Capsid serotype and timing of injection determines AAV transduction in the neonatal mice brain.
Moms’ high-fat, sugary diets may lead to heavy offspring with a taste for alcohol, sensitivity to drugs
Vulnerability to alcohol and drug abuse may begin in the womb and be linked to how much fat and sugar a mother eats during pregnancy according to Dr. Nicole Avena, a research neuroscientist with UF’s McKnight Brain Institute.
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UF Researchers Find Clues to Nicotine Addiction
Key molecule is linked to depressive symptoms of acute nicotine withdrawal and stress-induced relapse after tobacco cessation. (Photo by Victor Bezrukov, Flickr)…