Dendritic spine

Known as: Dendritic spines, Spine 
A dendritic spine (or spine) is a small membranous protrusion from a neuron's dendrite that typically receives input from a single axon at the… (More)
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Highly Cited
2014
Highly Cited
2014
How sleep helps learning and memory remains unknown. We report in mouse motor cortex that sleep after motor learning promotes the… (More)
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2010
Highly Cited
2010
Multiple types of indirect evidence have been used to support theories of altered cortical connectivity in autism spectrum… (More)
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Review
2009
Review
2009
Dendritic spines are the postsynaptic components of most excitatory synapses in the mammalian brain. Spines accumulate rapidly… (More)
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Highly Cited
2009
Highly Cited
2009
Chronic cocaine treatment is associated with changes in dendritic spines in the nucleus accumbens, but it is unknown whether this… (More)
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Highly Cited
2008
Highly Cited
2008
Time lapse fluorescence imaging has become one of the most important approaches in neurobiological research. In particular, both… (More)
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Highly Cited
2004
Highly Cited
2004
Brain-derived neurotrophic factor (BDNF) is a potent modulator of synaptic transmission and plasticity in the CNS, acting both… (More)
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Highly Cited
2003
Highly Cited
2003
Dendritic spines are sources of synaptic contact that can be altered by experience and, as such, may be involved in memories for… (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
2002
Highly Cited
2002
Dendritic spines are motile structures that contain high concentrations of filamentous actin. Using hippocampal neurons… (More)
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Highly Cited
2002
Highly Cited
2002
The structure of neuronal dendrites and their spines underlie the connectivity of neural networks. Dendrites, spines, and their… (More)
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