Eating memory?

RNA from Trained Aplysia Can Induce an Epigenetic Engram for Long-Term Sensitization in Untrained Aplysia, by Alexis Bédécarrats, Shanping Chen, Kaycey Pearce, Diancai Cai and David L. Glanzman. eNeuro 23 May 2018, 5 (3) ENEURO.0193-18.2018; 

Alexis Bédécarrats was a PhD student at INCIA. He defended in 2014 and got a Labex grant. 

Romuald Nargeot comments this publication… on the french version.


Bédécarrats A, Chen S, Pearce K, Cai D, Glanzman DL (2018). RNA from trained Aplysia can induce an epigenetic engram for long-term sensitization in untrained Aplysia. eNeuro 5 : 0038-18.

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