Frank Schrader

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We report that B cell-activating factor of the tumor necrosis factor (TNF) family (BAFF) is expressed in the normal human brain at approximately 10% of that in lymphatic tissues (tonsils and adenoids) and is produced by astrocytes. BAFF was regularly detected by enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay in brain tissue lysates and in normal spinal fluid, and in(More)
Endoplasmic reticulum (ER) stress has been associated with the regulation of sleep and wake. We have previously shown that i.c.v. administration of a specific ER stress modulator, Salubrinal (SALUB), which inhibits global protein translation by blocking the dephosphorylation of eukaryotic initiation factor 2α (p-eIF2α), increased non-rapid eye movement(More)
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