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How to square super-resolution microscopy? - Nature Methods, October 2019

How to square super-resolution microscopy? - Nature Methods, October 2019

A super-resolution platform for correlative live single-molecule imaging and STED microscopy
Super-resolution microscopy offers tremendous opportunities to unravel the complex and dynamic (...)

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Multivalent interactions for the recruitment of dynamin to forming vesicles - Nature Communications, Oct. 2019

Multivalent interactions for the recruitment of dynamin to forming vesicles - Nature Communications, Oct. 2019

Functional recruitment of dynamin requires multimeric interactions for efficient endocytosis
Endocytosis, the formation of vesicles from the plasma membrane, is an essential process in cells. It (...)

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Fast Rac1 activation cycles at the lamellipodium tip - Current Biology, sept. 2019

Fast Rac1 activation cycles at the lamellipodium tip - Current Biology, sept. 2019

Transient Activations of Rac1 at the Lamellipodium Tip Trigger Membrane Protrusion
The spatiotemporal coordination of actin regulators in the lamellipodium determines the dynamics and (...)

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Plasticity and memory: inventing the Swiss knife of the future - Nature Neuroscience 2019

The next generation of approaches to investigate the link between synaptic plasticity and learning
Activity-dependent synaptic plasticity has since long been proposed to represent the (...)

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ERC Starting Grants 2019: 2 laureates at IINS

Created in 2007, the European Research Council (ERC) awards annual individual research grants to talented scientists. With 24 winning projects, including 6 from Nouvelle-Aquitaine, IINS is (...)

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eEF1α: a new synaptic player in Synucleinopathies - Acta Neuropathologica, August 2019

eEF1α: a new synaptic player in Synucleinopathies - Acta Neuropathologica, August 2019

Early defects in translation elongation factor 1α levels at excitatory synapses in α-synucleinopathy
Cognitive decline and dementia in neurodegenerative diseases are associated with synapse (...)

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Aquaporin-4 in health and autoimmune diseases - Cell Reports, June 2019

Aquaporin-4 in health and autoimmune diseases - Cell Reports, June 2019

Aquaporin-4 surface trafficking regulates astrocytic process motility and synaptic activity in health and autoimmune disease
Astrocytes constantly adapt their ramified morphology in order to (...)

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Visual identity of the CNRS - 2019

Visual identity of the CNRS - 2019

In the constant evolution of the CNRS, the image of the organization changes with a new graphic layout.
As a reminder, all CNRS communication media are also available on the CNRS intranet.
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Controlling synaptic strengths across dendrites - PLoS Biol. June 2019

Controlling synaptic strengths across dendrites - PLoS Biol. June 2019

Differential role of pre and postsynaptic neurons in the activity-dependent control of synaptic strengths across dendrites
Neurons receive a large number of active synaptic inputs from their (...)

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Reuters Top 100: Europe's Most Innovative Universities – 2019

Reuters Top 100: Europe’s Most Innovative Universities – 2019

The University of Bordeaux is progressing in the Reuters rankings of the 100 most innovative universities in Europe. The university is ranked in 24th place and occupies the 5th position of French (...)

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Local transcriptome and translation in presynaptic terminals - Science, May 2019

Local transcriptome and translation in presynaptic terminals - Science, May 2019

Local protein synthesis is a ubiquitous feature of neuronal pre- and postsynaptic compartments
There is ample evidence for localization of messenger RNAs (mRNAs) and protein synthesis in (...)

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