Target-Specific Regulation of Synaptic Efficacy in the Feeding Central Pattern Generator of Aplysia: Potential Substrates for Behavioral Plasticity?

@article{DazRos2006TargetSpecificRO,
  title={Target-Specific Regulation of Synaptic Efficacy in the Feeding Central Pattern Generator of Aplysia: Potential Substrates for Behavioral Plasticity?},
  author={Manuel D{\'i}az-R{\'i}os and Mark W. Miller},
  journal={The Biological Bulletin},
  year={2006},
  volume={210},
  pages={215 - 229}
}
The contributions to this symposium are unified by their focus on the role of synaptic plasticity in sensorimotor learning. Synaptic plasticities are also known to operate within the central pattern generator (CPG) circuits that produce repetitive motor programs, where their relation to adaptive behavior is less well understood. This study examined divergent synaptic plasticity in the signaling of an influential interneuron, B20, located within the CPG that controls consummatory feeding-related… Expand
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