Reconsolidation of memory after its reactivation

@article{Przybyslawski1997ReconsolidationOM,
  title={Reconsolidation of memory after its reactivation},
  author={Jean Przybyslawski and Susan Sara},
  journal={Behavioural Brain Research},
  year={1997},
  volume={84},
  pages={241-246}
}

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Attenuation of Emotional and Nonemotional Memories after their Reactivation: Role of β Adrenergic Receptors

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The delayed amnesic action of timoloi suggests that β noradrenergic receptors and the cAMP cascade are implicated in the late phase of reprocessing of a remembered event.

Reconsolidation-induced memory persistence: Participation of late phase hippocampal ERK activation

Reactivation and Reconsolidation of Long-Term Memory in the CrabChasmagnathus: Protein Synthesis Requirement and Mediation by NMDA-Type Glutamatergic Receptors

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Findings are consistent with those reported for vertebrates, with both showing that reactivation induces a recapitulation of the postacquisition cascade of intracellular events.
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