Noradrenaline: Sleep on it

Noa Matosevich, Yuval Nir*

*Corresponding author for this work

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Sleep involves infra-slow ∼50-second fluctuations between disengagement and sensory reactivity. New findings reveal that the brain's noradrenaline system controls these dynamics by acting in the thalamus to affect sleep spindles, and by modulating coordinated heart rate variations.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)R1477-R1479
JournalCurrent Biology
Issue number22
StatePublished - 22 Nov 2021


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