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Brain plasticity: Changes and resets in homeostasis

In an article published in the June 25th edition of the journal Neuron, researchers at the Hotchkiss Brain Institute, University of Calgary, have found that synaptic plasticity, long implicated as a device for 'change' in the ...

dateJun 25, 2009 in Neuroscience
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Special protein helps maintain an efficient brain

(PhysOrg.com) -- The instruction manual for maintaining an efficient brain may soon include a section on synaptotagmin-IV (Syt-IV), a protein known to influence learning and memory, thanks to a study by UW-Madison researchers.

dateMay 18, 2009 in Neuroscience
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