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ELECTROCHEMICAL NEUROMODULATION

Electrochemical cell in the brain

Nitric oxide, a gaseous neurotransmitter, can be electrochemically generated inside the brain to activate calcium ion channels, paving the way for implantable neurotransmitter probes.

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Fig. 1: Neuronal stimulation by an implanted NO-delivery probe.

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Nam, K.T., Park, S. Electrochemical cell in the brain. Nat. Nanotechnol. 15, 625–626 (2020). https://doi.org/10.1038/s41565-020-0711-8

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