Brain Mapping by Integrated Neurotechnologies for Disease Studies

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Analysis of molecular-motor in animal models

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Yosuke Takei

University of Tsukuba

It has been pointed out that neurons of schizophrenia and ASD patients have defects in synaptic plasticity in their specific brain circuits. To elucidate the molecular pathology, our group put a focus on molecular motors and related cytoskeletons,and generate and analyze various animal models from rodents to marmosets that include genetic and PolyI:C models.