desynchronizing desynchronizing


  • (n) the relation that exists when things occur at unrelated times


  • VIP Treatment for Jet Lag

    A small molecule called VIP, known to synchronize time-keeping neurons in the brain's biological clock, has the startling effect of desynchronizing them at higher dosages, says a research team at Washington University in St. Louis. Neurons knocked for a loop by a burst of VIP are better able to re-synchronize to abrupt shifts in the light-dark cycle like those that make jet lag or shift work so ...
    on November 1, 2013     Source: Newswise

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ennui ennui
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