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Kimberly Battista

VLPO sleep neuron 

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medical illustration of
Next medical illustration of The forebrain region contains three main
types of neurons: cholinergic, glutamatergic,
and GABAergic, interwoven into a complex landscape of neurons.

Nerve landscape

"An injection of glucose into the ventrolateral preoptic nucleus (VLPO) of the anterior hypothalamus fuels ATP production in sleep-promoting neurons located in the VLPO."

Keywords: Line with Color, Editorial, Cell biology / Histology, Endocrinology / Metabolic, Molecular Biology, Neuroscience, Oncology

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