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A major question in neocortical research is the extent to which neuronal organization is stereotyped. Previous studies have revealed functional clustering and neuronal interactions among cortical neurons located within tens of micrometers in the tangential orientation (orientation parallel to the pial surface). In the tangential orientation at this scale,(More)
Protein kinase Calpha (PKCalpha) plays a major role in the induction of long-term depression (LTD) in a cerebellar Purkinje cell (PC). The sequential activation model for classical PKC states that PKCalpha translocates to the plasma membrane by binding Ca(++) and then becomes fully activated by binding diacylglycerol (DAG), which enables estimation of the(More)
Protein phosphorylation is a major mechanism for the regulation of synaptic transmission. Previous studies have shown that several serine/threonine kinases are involved in the induction of long-term depression (LTD) at excitatory synapses on a Purkinje neuron (PN) in the cerebellum. Here, we show that Src-family protein tyrosine kinases (SFKs) are involved(More)
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