Tag Archives: Function of synapses

Neuronal morphological plasticity: mechanisms and meaning

In this meeting, were discussed the mechanisms that underlie activity-dependent alterations of neuronal structure and how changes in neuronal structure might impact the ability of the cell to receive, process, and transmit information. Participants Veronica Alvarez, Tobias Bonhoeffer (Organisateur), Frances S. Chance, Graeme … Continue reading

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Development and function of the synapse

Major progress has been made in the elucidation of the mechanisms underlying the traffic of neurotransmitter containing synaptic vesicles and their regulated fusion (exocytosis) with the plasma membrane of the presynaptic compartment. Continue reading

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