Dendritic structural plasticity

@article{Tavosanis2012DendriticSP,
  title={Dendritic structural plasticity},
  author={Gaia Tavosanis},
  journal={Developmental Neurobiology},
  year={2012},
  volume={72}
}
  • G. Tavosanis
  • Published 1 January 2012
  • Biology, Medicine
  • Developmental Neurobiology
Dendrites represent the compartment of neurons primarily devoted to collecting and computating input. Far from being static structures, dendrites are highly dynamic during development and appear to be capable of plastic changes during the adult life of animals. During development, it is a combination of intrinsic programs and external signals that shapes dendrite morphology; input activity is a conserved extrinsic factor involved in this process. In adult life, dendrites respond with more… 

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