Dendritic Spines

Known as: dendrites spines, Dendritic spine, Spine, Dendritic 
A small, membranous protrusion from a dendrite that forms a postsynaptic compartment - typically receiving input from a single presynapse. They… (More)

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Highly Cited
2009
Highly Cited
2009
Changes in synaptic connections are considered essential for learning and memory formation. However, it is unknown how neural… (More)
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2006
Highly Cited
2006
MicroRNAs are small, non-coding RNAs that control the translation of target messenger RNAs, thereby regulating critical aspects… (More)
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Highly Cited
2005
Highly Cited
2005
Dendritic spines were imaged over days to months in the apical tufts of neocortical pyramidal neurons (layers 5 and 2/3) in vivo… (More)
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Highly Cited
2004
Highly Cited
2004
Dendritic spines of pyramidal neurons in the cerebral cortex undergo activity-dependent structural remodelling that has been… (More)
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Highly Cited
2004
Highly Cited
2004
Activity-induced modification of neuronal connections is essential for the development of the nervous system and may also… (More)
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Highly Cited
2002
Highly Cited
2002
Spine Ca(2+) is critical for the induction of synaptic plasticity, but the factors that control Ca(2+) handling in dendritic… (More)
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Highly Cited
2001
Highly Cited
2001
Dendritic spines serve as preferential sites of excitatory synaptic connections and are pleomorphic. To address the structure… (More)
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Highly Cited
1999
Highly Cited
1999
Long-term enhancement of synaptic efficacy in the hippocampus is an important model for studying the cellular mechanisms of… (More)
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Highly Cited
1998
Highly Cited
1998
Dendritic spines have been proposed as primary sites of synaptic plasticity in the brain. Consistent with this hypothesis, spines… (More)
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Highly Cited
1995
Highly Cited
1995
Most excitatory synaptic connections occur on dendritic spines. Calcium imaging experiments have suggested that spines constitute… (More)
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