Author archives: Carlos Rueda

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Carlos Rueda Díez is a postdoctoral research scientist at Columbia University. His research interests are neurobiology and bioenergetics.

Starving the brain

Starving the brain

Molecular biologyNeurobiology

By Carlos Rueda

Life is sustained by chemical reactions, and the countless reactions that take place in the cells of living organisms that are responsible for every biological process are known as energetic metabolism. Among the others, the brain stands as the most energy-consuming organ, accounting for up to 20 % of the body’s total haul while representing […]