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Neuroscience

Neuroscience is a branch of biology concerned with the study of the nervous system, the brain and the links between brain activities and behaviors.

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gamma (γ) motor neurons

Biology; Neuroscience

Class of spinal motor neurons specifically concerned with the regulation of muscle spindle length; these neurons innervate the intrafusal muscle fibers of the spindle.

gamma (g) motor neurons

Biology; Neuroscience

Class of spinal motor neurons specifically concerned with the regulation of muscle spindle length; these neurons innervate the intrafusal muscle fibers of the spindle.

dopamine

Biology; Neuroscience

A catecholamine neurotransmitter.

modality

Biology; Neuroscience

A category of function. For example, vision, hearing, and touch are different sensory modalities.

neuron-glia cell adhesion molecule (Ng-CAM)

Biology; Neuroscience

A cell adhesion molecule, structurally related to immunoglobin molecules, that promotes adhesive interactions between neurons and glia.

astrotactin

Biology; Neuroscience

A cell surface molecule that causes neurons to adhere to radial glial fibers during neuronal migration.

somatic stem cell

Biology; Neuroscience

A cell that can divide to give rise to more cells like itself, but also can divide to give rise to a new stem cell plus one or more differentiated cells of the relevant tissue type (e.g., a ...

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