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 lex.lccc.edu>,
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 calvin.linfield.edu>
> Reply-To: TIPS at fre.fsu.umd.edu
> To: tips <TIPS at fre.fsu.umd.edu>
> 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.edu
> 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
bridge.

 just a comment.

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



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