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

Matthias Eikermann, Oluwaseun Akeju, Nancy L. Chamberlin

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Abstract

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.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)R219-R221
JournalCurrent Biology
Volume30
Issue number5
DOIs
StatePublished - Mar 9 2020
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology(all)
  • Agricultural and Biological Sciences(all)

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