NIH BRAIN Initiative-funded scientists used artificial intelligence to help redesign a nutrient grabbing, Venus flytrap-shaped bacterial protein into a highly sensitive serotonin sensor. Here the sensor captured for the first time subtle, real time changes in brain serotonin levels as mice transitioned between different stages of sleep and wakefulness. Tian lab. University of California Davis School of Medicine.

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AI-designed serotonin sensor may help scientists study sleep and mental health

BY:National Institutes of Health