Resting easy with a sleep regulator

Elife. 2015 Dec 10;4:e12093. doi: 10.7554/eLife.12093.

Abstract

Potassium ion channels in a subset of neurons in the brain of zebrafish may have a role in promoting sleep.

Keywords: hypocretin; kcnh4a; neuroscience; orexin; sleep; transcriptome; zebrafish.

MeSH terms

  • Animals
  • Brain / physiology*
  • Models, Biological
  • Neurons / metabolism*
  • Potassium Channels / metabolism*
  • Sleep*
  • Zebrafish / physiology*

Substances

  • Potassium Channels