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New study reveals what controls the speed of neurotransmission

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Recent work from Department of Biochemistry researchers in collaboration with groups at McGill University in Canada and the University of Liverpool has provided new insights into a crucial aspect of neuronal receptor behaviour. The work, published in Neuron reveals that surprisingly complex interactions between neurotransmitter receptors and other key proteins help explain the brain's ability to process information with phenomenal speed.

Read more (Department of Biochemistry website)

What makes the brain tick so fast? (University of Oxford website)

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