A discrete neuronal circuit induces a hibernation-like state in rodents

A discrete neuronal circuit induces a hibernation-like state in rodents

Nature, Published online: 11 June 2020; doi:10.1038/s41586-020-2163-6

In rodents, activation of a population of neurons characterized by the expression of the neuropeptide QRFP induces a hibernation-like state of long-lasting hypothermia and hypometabolism.
Source: Nature

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