Molecular neuroscience

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Molecular neuroscience is a branch of neuroscience that observes concepts in molecular biology applied to the nervous systems of animals.wikipedia
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Neuroscience

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Molecular neuroscience is a branch of neuroscience that observes concepts in molecular biology applied to the nervous systems of animals.
It is a multidisciplinary branch of biology that combines physiology, anatomy, molecular biology, developmental biology, cytology, mathematical modeling and psychology to understand the fundamental and emergent properties of neurons and neural circuits.

Molecular biology

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Molecular neuroscience is a branch of neuroscience that observes concepts in molecular biology applied to the nervous systems of animals.

Neuroanatomy

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The scope of this subject covers topics such as molecular neuroanatomy, mechanisms of molecular signaling in the nervous system, the effects of genetics and epigenetics on neuronal development, and the molecular basis for neuroplasticity and neurodegenerative diseases.

Nervous system

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Molecular neuroscience is a branch of neuroscience that observes concepts in molecular biology applied to the nervous systems of animals. The scope of this subject covers topics such as molecular neuroanatomy, mechanisms of molecular signaling in the nervous system, the effects of genetics and epigenetics on neuronal development, and the molecular basis for neuroplasticity and neurodegenerative diseases.

Genetics

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The scope of this subject covers topics such as molecular neuroanatomy, mechanisms of molecular signaling in the nervous system, the effects of genetics and epigenetics on neuronal development, and the molecular basis for neuroplasticity and neurodegenerative diseases.

Epigenetics

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The scope of this subject covers topics such as molecular neuroanatomy, mechanisms of molecular signaling in the nervous system, the effects of genetics and epigenetics on neuronal development, and the molecular basis for neuroplasticity and neurodegenerative diseases.

Neuroplasticity

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The scope of this subject covers topics such as molecular neuroanatomy, mechanisms of molecular signaling in the nervous system, the effects of genetics and epigenetics on neuronal development, and the molecular basis for neuroplasticity and neurodegenerative diseases.

Neurodegeneration

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The scope of this subject covers topics such as molecular neuroanatomy, mechanisms of molecular signaling in the nervous system, the effects of genetics and epigenetics on neuronal development, and the molecular basis for neuroplasticity and neurodegenerative diseases.

Neurotransmitter

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The transmitted chemicals, known as neurotransmitters, regulate a significant fraction of vital body functions.

Catecholamine

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It is possible to chemically identify certain neurotransmitters such as catecholamines by fixing neural tissue sections with formaldehyde.

Fixation (histology)

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It is possible to chemically identify certain neurotransmitters such as catecholamines by fixing neural tissue sections with formaldehyde.

Histology

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It is possible to chemically identify certain neurotransmitters such as catecholamines by fixing neural tissue sections with formaldehyde.

Formaldehyde

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It is possible to chemically identify certain neurotransmitters such as catecholamines by fixing neural tissue sections with formaldehyde.

Ultraviolet

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This can give rise to formaldehyde-induced fluorescence when exposed to ultraviolet light.

Dopamine

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Dopamine, a catecholamine, was identified in the nematode C. elegans by using this technique.

Nematode

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Dopamine, a catecholamine, was identified in the nematode C. elegans by using this technique.

Caenorhabditis elegans

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Dopamine, a catecholamine, was identified in the nematode C. elegans by using this technique.

Immunocytochemistry

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Immunocytochemistry, which involves raising antibodies against targeted chemical or biological entities, includes a few other techniques of interest.

Primary and secondary antibodies

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A targeted neurotransmitter could be specifically tagged by primary and secondary antibodies with radioactive labeling in order to identify the neurotransmitter by autoradiography.

Autoradiograph

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A targeted neurotransmitter could be specifically tagged by primary and secondary antibodies with radioactive labeling in order to identify the neurotransmitter by autoradiography.

ELISA

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The presence of neurotransmitters (though not necessarily the location) can be observed in enzyme-linked immunocytochemistry or enzyme--linked immunosorbent assays (ELISA) in which substrate-binding in the enzymatic assays can induce precipitates, fluorophores, or chemiluminescence.

Precipitation (chemistry)

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The presence of neurotransmitters (though not necessarily the location) can be observed in enzyme-linked immunocytochemistry or enzyme--linked immunosorbent assays (ELISA) in which substrate-binding in the enzymatic assays can induce precipitates, fluorophores, or chemiluminescence.

Fluorophore

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The presence of neurotransmitters (though not necessarily the location) can be observed in enzyme-linked immunocytochemistry or enzyme--linked immunosorbent assays (ELISA) in which substrate-binding in the enzymatic assays can induce precipitates, fluorophores, or chemiluminescence.

Chemiluminescence

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The presence of neurotransmitters (though not necessarily the location) can be observed in enzyme-linked immunocytochemistry or enzyme--linked immunosorbent assays (ELISA) in which substrate-binding in the enzymatic assays can induce precipitates, fluorophores, or chemiluminescence.

Voltage-gated ion channel

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Excitable cells in living organisms have voltage-gated ion channels.