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Trending themes in neurobiology

Guest edited by Nibaldo C. Inestrosa.

This collection of reviews from Biological Research explores the recent advances of neurobiology from several top Chilean neurobiologists. 

This collection of articles has not been sponsored and articles have undergone the journal’s standard peer-review process. The Guest Editor declares no competing interests.

View all collections published in Biological Research.

  1. Content type: Review

    Schizophrenia is a severe psychiatric disorder that results in a significant disability for the patient. The disorder is characterized by impairment of the adaptive orchestration of actions, a cognitive functi...

    Authors: Ignacio Negrón-Oyarzo, Ariel Lara-Vásquez, Ismael Palacios-García, Pablo Fuentealba and Francisco Aboitiz

    Citation: Biological Research 2016 49:16

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  2. Content type: Review

    The carotid body (CB) is the main peripheral chemoreceptor that senses the arterial PO2, PCO2 and pH. In response to hypoxemia, hypercapnia and acidosis, carotid chemosensory discharge elicits reflex respiratory,...

    Authors: Rodrigo Iturriaga, Rodrigo Del Rio, Juan Idiaquez and Virend K. Somers

    Citation: Biological Research 2016 49:13

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  3. Content type: Review

    The use of transgenic models for the study of neurodegenerative diseases has made valuable contributions to the field. However, some important limitations, including protein overexpression and general systemic...

    Authors: Claudia Salazar, Gonzalo Valdivia, Álvaro O. Ardiles, John Ewer and Adrián G. Palacios

    Citation: Biological Research 2016 49:14

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  4. Content type: Review

    Cognitive ecologist posits that the more efficiently an animal uses information from the biotic and abiotic environment, the more adaptive are its cognitive abilities. Nevertheless, this approach does not test...

    Authors: Daniela S. Rivera, Nibaldo C. Inestrosa and Francisco Bozinovic

    Citation: Biological Research 2016 49:10

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