Discovery of gatekeeper nerve cells explains the effect of nicotine on learning and memory

Sunday, October 7, 2012 - 14:00 in Biology & Nature

Researchers in Sweden and Brazil have discovered a new group of nerve cells that regulate processes of learning and memory. These cells act as gatekeepers and carry a receptor for nicotine, which can explain our ability to remember and sort information.

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