Sep 2, 2022

Neurons Have Emergency Back-Up System, Neuroscientists Say

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The newly-discovered neuronal back-up system safeguards metabolic flexibility of neurons to cope with energy demands of electrical signaling, according to a team of researchers from the Center of Physiology and Pharmacology at the Medical University of Vienna.

If one of these systems fails, another one takes over and ensures that sufficient energy is supplied to meet the prevailing requirement.

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