Neurobiology of Sleep-Wakefulness Cycle 2(2): 40-44, 2002
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2002 NSWC

SLEEP: EXPECTATIONS FROM THE HUMAN GENOME

Jean J.M. Askenasy

Neurological Department, Research Authority Sackler School of Medicine, Tel-Aviv University

Accepted in revised form 20 June 2002; recieved 20 March 2002.

Summary

What the sleep scientists do expect from this important discovery? They expect by locating genes, translating the coding region and establishing their protein product to understand the fundamental biologic processes of the sleep and its functions; to understand the sleep disorders at the molecular and genetic level, and to produce genomic based drugs.


Correspondence: Jean J. M. Askenasy
Neurological Department
Research Authority Sackler School of Medicine
Tel-Aviv University
Ben Yehuda 79 Herzlya 46403 ISRAEL
E-mail: ajean@post.tau.ac.il