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Dopamine receptors get a boost

A protein that controls the growth and survival of neurons is now shown to have another task: boosting the expression of a molecule that allows neurons to respond to the neurotransmitter dopamine.

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Figure 1: A neuronal growth factor broadens its scope.

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White, F. Dopamine receptors get a boost. Nature 411, 35–38 (2001). https://doi.org/10.1038/35075193

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