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  • n. Any of a family of proteins found in nerve tissue

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  • Now scientists at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Medicine have shown that a protein called neurexin is required for these nerve cell connections to form and function correctly.

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  • The gene makes a type of protein called a neurexin, which sits in the membranes of neurons, controlling interactions between different cells during the development and wiring up of the nervous system.

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  • [S] cientists at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Medicine have shown that a protein called neurexin is required for. .nerve cell connections to form and function correctly.

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  • Drosophila fruit flies showed that a protein called neurexin is essential for proper neurological function -- a discovery with clear implications for autism research.

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  • This was a speech on autism, and Palin's critics have pounced on the fact that a recent study of Drosophila fruit flies showed that a protein called neurexin is essential for proper neurological function -- a discovery with clear implications for autism research.

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  • This was a speech on autism, and Palin's critics have recent study of Drosophila fruit flies showed that a protein called neurexin is essential for proper neurological function -- a discovery with clear implications for autism research.

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  • Her speech was on autism, and Palin’s critics have pounced on the fact that a recent study of Drosophila fruit flies showed that a protein called neurexin is essential for proper neurological function — a discovery with clear implications for autism research!

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  • "[S] cientists at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Medicine have shown that a protein called neurexin is required for. .nerve cell connections to form and function correctly.

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  • This provides independent support for the role of synaptic function in ASD, and it also makes researchers fairly confident that understanding the complicated biological role of the neuroligin-neurexin signaling pathway will provide important insight into brain function in ASD.

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  • Our finding that neurexin III is expressed in Bergmann glia is particularly interesting in light of the proposed role of neurexins in the development and maintenance of functional synapses.

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