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Overview page. Subjects: Social Sciences — Arts and Humanities.

Many sociological and anthropological definitions exist, but most tend to privilege some combination of small-scale, relative boundedness, strong affective ties, traditionalism, and...

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Taste Coding and Feedforward/Feedback Signaling in Taste Buds

Stephen D. Roper and Nirupa Chaudhari.

in Handbook of Brain Microcircuits

August 2010; p ublished online September 2012 .

Chapter. Subjects: Development of the Nervous System. 2246 words.

Taste buds represent a community of cells that not only collect but also analyze gustatory information via synaptic interactions. Type II (“receptor”) cells express receptors for sweet,...

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‘They embrace you virtually’: The internet as a tool for social support for people with ALS

Paul Wicks.

in Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis

February 2018; p ublished online February 2018 .

Chapter. Subjects: Neurology; Development of the Nervous System. 6224 words.

People with ALS may feel lonely, isolated, and bereft of information. Although professionals provide support, their time is in short supply and patients only see them periodically. For many...

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