Seeking a function for spontaneous neurotransmission

ChiHye Chung, Ege T. Kavalali

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Abstract

A recent study proposes that the random and spontaneous, NMDA receptor-dependent miniature postsynaptic currents at hippocampal synapses serve to regulate local postsynaptic protein synthesis, thereby stabilizing synaptic function.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)989-990
Number of pages2
JournalNature neuroscience
Volume9
Issue number8
DOIs
StatePublished - Aug 1 2006

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Neuroscience(all)

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