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Our brain grows and repairs itself when we sleep

Nov 20th 2013 at 2:03 AM

Our brain grows and repairs itself when we sleep

Obliged end recited outer layer of a nerve cell with the function of my lunation of nerve fibers (node of Rangier).A good night's sleep does our brain. Scientists from the University of Wisconsin have now found evidence that our brains grow during sleep and recover. Focusing Specific Goals


Myelin is a fatty substance that surrounds the offshoot of a nerve cell. It causes nerve impulses to be transmitted faster and is involved in the recovery and growth of brain cells.

The researchers have measured the activity of the olio den recites in mice. Obliged en recite is the outermost layer of a nerve cell. The main function of it is the olio den recited mile nation of the nerve fibers. In the mice which were asleep, the production of myelin turned on. In mice that were kept awake activity was measured at the genes that cause cell death. Furthermore, an additional analysis showed that the production of obliged Nero cites is doubled during REM sleep. These findings indicate how sleep or lack of sleep the brains could repair or damage.

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