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Fasting, translation control, and seizures

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Science Signaling  03 Jan 2017:
Vol. 10, Issue 460, eaam6552
DOI: 10.1126/scisignal.aam6552

Acute fasting, a therapy that helps some epilepsy patients, inhibits protein translation and dampens synaptic activity in neuromuscular junctions in flies.

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