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 2006

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Synaptic Potentials
N-Methyl-D-Aspartate Receptors
Synaptic Transmission
Synapses
Proteins

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Seeking a function for spontaneous neurotransmission. / Chung, ChiHye; Kavalali, Ege T.

In: Nature Neuroscience, Vol. 9, No. 8, 08.2006, p. 989-990.

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