Dendritic trafficking for neuronal growth and plasticity.

@article{Ehlers2013DendriticTF,
  title={Dendritic trafficking for neuronal growth and plasticity.},
  author={Michael D. Ehlers},
  journal={Biochemical Society transactions},
  year={2013},
  volume={41 6},
  pages={1365-82}
}
Among the largest cells in the body, neurons possess an immense surface area and intricate geometry that poses many unique cell biological challenges. This morphological complexity is critical for neural circuit formation and enables neurons to compartmentalize cell-cell communication and local intracellular signalling to a degree that surpasses other cell types. The adaptive plastic properties of neurons, synapses and circuits have been classically studied by measurement of… CONTINUE READING

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