A context‐specific single contingent‐reinforcing stimulus boosts intermediate‐term memory into long‐term memory

@article{Parvez2006ACS,
  title={A context‐specific single contingent‐reinforcing stimulus boosts intermediate‐term memory into long‐term memory},
  author={Kashif Parvez and Victor Moisseev and Ken Lukowiak},
  journal={European Journal of Neuroscience},
  year={2006},
  volume={24}
}
Following operant conditioning of aerial respiration in Lymnaea, memory forms. Depending on the training procedure either intermediate memory (ITM, < 3 h) or long‐term memory (LTM, > 6 h) results. ITM is dependent on de novo protein synthesis whilst LTM is dependent on both transcription and de novo protein synthesis. LTM formation requires the soma of RPeD1 (one of the central pattern generator neurons) to be present. Following activation of a memory, it re‐enters a labile state and undergoes… 
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