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Brain-based immune proteins may regulate sleep: Study

The immune proteins are collectively called as inflammasome NLRP3

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Sleep may be regulated in part by several brain-based immune proteins, according to a new study which may potentially help develop therapies for people with chronic sleep disorders. The immune proteins are collectively called as inflammasome NLRP3, said researchers at Harvard Medical School (HMS) in the US. The inflammasome — which works by unleashing a cascade of immune molecules in response to inflammation and infection - emerges as a central promoter of sleep following such events. Scientists have known for a while that certain immune molecules enhance sleep and are ...

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Brain-based immune proteins may regulate sleep: Study

The immune proteins are collectively called as inflammasome NLRP3

Sleep may be regulated in part by several brain-based immune proteins, according to a new study which may potentially help develop therapies for people with chronic sleep disorders. The immune proteins are collectively called as inflammasome NLRP3, said researchers at Harvard Medical School (HMS) in the US. The inflammasome — which works by unleashing a cascade of immune molecules in response to inflammation and infection - emerges as a central promoter of sleep following such events. Scientists have known for a while that certain immune molecules enhance sleep and are ...

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