afferent nerve

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Synonyms for afferent nerve

a nerve that passes impulses from receptors toward or to the central nervous system

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MDL Information Systems has acquired Afferent Systems in a move to create enterprise-wide informatics solutions for low-, medium- and high-throughput discovery.
the recognized leader in discovery informatics for the life science and chemical industries, announced today that it is acquiring Afferent Systems, Inc.
MDL and Afferent are a natural fit, with complementary skills and technology," said David Chapman, president of Afferent Systems.
Specific topics include orexin and its receptors, neurontal responses to orexin/hypocretin, and afferent systems, hypocretin measurements in blood and tissues, the feeding behavior of the orexin system and its relation with the autonomic nervous system and the neuroendocrine system, stress and emotion, hypocretin as a wakefulness regulatory peptide and as a component in motor function.
IRORI, a subsidiary of Discovery Partners International and a provider of drug discovery technologies, and Afferent Systems Inc.