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Sleep Drives Metabolite Clearance from the Adult Brain
Lulu Xie,1,* Hongyi Kang,1,* Qiwu Xu,1 Michael J. Chen,1 Yonghong Liao,1 Meenakshisundaram Thiyagarajan,1 John O’Donnell,1 Daniel J. Christensen,1 Charles Nicholson,2 Jeffrey J. Iliff,1 Takahiro Takano,1 Rashid Deane,1 and Maiken Nedergaard1,†
The conservation of sleep across all animal species suggests that sleep serves a vital function. We here report that sleep has a critical function in ensuring metabolic homeostasis. Using ...
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