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Gil Levkowitz

Gil Levkowitz
29.07.2019

Some hormones are kept in special nodes for quick release. New research reveals how one hormone is restocked and stored

pituitary
07.01.2019

The cells that keep blood vessels in the pituitary permeable to hormones may hold the key to future drug delivery

zebrafish eye
16.07.2018

The iris in the zebrafish has a distinctive crystal structure that both camouflages the eye and prevents unwanted light from entering

social fish
21.02.2017

Fish with two genes for a crucial protein are helping researchers understand its function in neurodevelopmental disorders

Cover illustration: the zebrafish stress response
15.05.2012

A unique ON-OFF switch in the brain controls a main stress hormone

Un interruptor de encendido único para reaccionar al estrés
15.03.2012

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Neuron cover
23.02.2012

Both parts of the mechanism – ON and OFF receptors – are encoded in the same gene.

Three-dimensional structure of the neurohypophysis in a zebrafish embryo (the nerve fibers and blood vessels are genetically tagged with fluorescent proteins). This brain area provides an interface between nerve cells (green), arteries (purple) and veins (red)
04.01.2012
A surprising new function is discovered for the “hormone of love.”
Three-dimensional structure of the neurohypophysis in a zebrafish embryo (the nerve fibers and blood vessels are genetically tagged with fluorescent proteins). This brain area provides an interface between nerve cells (green), arteries (purple) and veins (red)
02.11.2011

Scientists reveal the structure of a brain area where hormones that regulate vital body processes pass into the blood. 

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Fluorescent microscope photo of mouse cortical nerve cells (neurons) in culture infected with lentiviruses that express green fluorescent protein. From the lab of Dr. Alon Chen
30.08.2010

What genetic and neural mechanisms give rise to our personality? Which fine tune our sexual behavior? What code programs a...

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