Role of circadian rhythm and REM sleep for memory consolidation.


Although sleep is strongly implicated in memory consolidation, the molecular basis for the role of sleep in memory is not known. It has been established that the consolidation of hippocampus-dependent memory depends on the activation of the Erk1,2 MAP kinase (MAPK) pathway which activates de novo CRE-mediated transcription and translation, two processes… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.neures.2017.04.011