Neuroscience

Research team identifies a neuron signal controlling molecule

A research team led by Professor Seyun Kim of the Department of Biological Sciences at Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (KAIST) has identified inositol pyrophosphates as the molecule that strongly controls ...

Medical research

Some neural tube defects in mice linked to enzyme deficiency

Women of childbearing age can reduce the risk of having a child born with a neural tube defect such as spina bifida by eating enough folate or folic acid. However, folate prevents only about 70 percent of these defects.