Sleep (fwd)

Christian Holscher CHOLSCHR at TCD.IE
Wed Oct 30 17:01:09 EST 1996

In article <Pine.SCO.3.95.961029165642.3355O-100000 at>,
rcb1 at LEX.LCCC.EDU (Ron Blue) wrote:

> ---------- Forwarded message ----------
> Date: Tue, 29 Oct 1996 08:56:13 -0800 (PST)
> From: James Duke <jduke at>
> Reply-To: TIPS at
> To: tips <TIPS at>
> Subject: Sleep
> Several weeks ago I heard an NPR report on some research with glial cells 
> and sleep.  As I recall research results pointed to a glial deficit or 
> biochemical change of some sort that initiated sleep.  Obviously I did 
> not get the source of the report.  Anyone out there aware of this research?
> James A. Duke            jduke at
> Linfield College
> McMinnville, OR 97128   (503)434-2245  Fax (503)434-2566

I am sorry to tell you the obvious, but that story is a load of bollocks.
If you believe that glial metabolism deficits will have an initiating
effect on sleep you are the sort of person tha will buy the Broklin

 just a comment.

Christian Holscher, PhD
Trinity College Dublin
Dept. Pharmacol. & Therapeutics

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