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Sleep and Anesthesia: The Shared Circuit Hypothesis Has Been Put to Bed.

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Summary of "Sleep and Anesthesia: The Shared Circuit Hypothesis Has Been Put to Bed."

Acute activation of genetically defined sleep-promoting neurons in the preoptic hypothalamus does not facilitate anesthesia. This finding supports the notion that a mechanistic overlap between sleep and anesthesia does not explain the anesthetized brain.

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Name: Current biology : CB
ISSN: 1879-0445
Pages: R219-R221

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