Daily Archives: May 9, 2019

Parkinson disease: a tale of three neurotransmitters

The progressive loss of dopaminergic innervation of the basal ganglia, in particular of the dorsal striatum (putamen) is responsible for the motor signs of Parkinson disease such as bradykinesia, rigidity and loss of postural reflexes. Present therapies

No-bonding reactivity of Helium under pressure

The 1D model of He insertion into AB and A2B compounds

Noble gas (NG) elements have been thought historically to be chemically inert. Nevertheless, already in 1930, Pauling predicted that Xenon could react with other elements. Thirty years later, Bartlett synthetized the first Xe compound, Xe+[PtF6]–. High pressure