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Will Genes Affect Your Sleep?
- Dec 27, 2018 -

Nowadays, more and more people pay highly attention to their sleeping quality. They buy more comfortable mattress, pillow, and so on to improve sleep quality.

 

But recently, an report says genes will affect our sleep.It explain how the team used advanced genetic tools to modify mice DNA and screen for genetic factors that could trigger sleep abnormalities. After eliminating genes containing acetylcholine receptors - a neurotransmitter known to regulate REM sleep - the team found that the dual loss of Chrm1 and Chrm3 induced short sleep cycles and almost completely eliminated REM sleep.  

( Abstract from “https://www.labmate-online.com/news/chromatography/1/breaking-news/how-do-genes-affect-your-sleep/47349”).

 

During this chromatography analysis, the way they used is SFC separation, which will apply syringe filters, autosampler vials and other chromatography consumables.


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