Title

Sleep: what goes up must come down

UMMS Affiliation

Department of Neurobiology; Waddell Lab

Date

6-23-2009

Document Type

Article

Medical Subject Headings

Animals; Brain; Circadian Rhythm; Drosophila melanogaster; Humans; Nerve Tissue Proteins; Sleep; Synapses; Wakefulness

Disciplines

Neuroscience and Neurobiology

Abstract

The function of sleep is hotly contested. Two recent studies suggest that fly sleep may be required to rescale synapses in the brain.

Rights and Permissions

Citation: Curr Biol. 2009 Jun 23;19(12):R480-2. Link to article on publisher's site

Related Resources

Link to Article in PubMed

PubMed ID

19549492