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Tagging activated neurons with light

Nature Biotechnology volume 35, pages 827828 (2017) | Download Citation

Two new protein tools translate neuronal activity into gene expression during a light-defined time window.

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  1. Dheeraj S. Roy, Teruhiro Okuyama and Susumu Tonegawa are at the RIKEN–MIT Center for Neural Circuit Genetics at the Picower Institute for Learning and Memory, Department of Biology and Department of Brain and Cognitive Sciences, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA.

    • Dheeraj S Roy
    • , Teruhiro Okuyama
    •  & Susumu Tonegawa
  2. Susumu Tonegawa is also at the Howard Hughes Medical Institute, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA.

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