Sleep: Switching Off the Off-Switch.

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Article: article from journal or magazin.
Publication sub-type
Editorial
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Title
Sleep: Switching Off the Off-Switch.
Journal
Current biology
Author(s)
Lüthi A.
ISSN
1879-0445 (Electronic)
ISSN-L
0960-9822
Publication state
Published
Issued date
22/08/2016
Peer-reviewed
Oui
Volume
26
Number
16
Pages
R765-7
Language
english
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Publication types: Journal Article ; Comment
Publication Status: ppublish
Abstract
What are the synaptic drives controlling the sleep-wake circuitry in the mammalian brain? In a new study it was found that GABAergic cells in posterior lateral hypothalamus inhibit sleep-promoting anterior hypothalamic cells to cause waking, whereas their inhibition augments sleep.

Keywords
Animals, Brain, Hypothalamus, Sleep, Wakefulness
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Web of science
Open Access
Yes
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