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Excitatory Synapse

A synapse in which an action potential in the presynaptic cell increases the probability of an action potential occurring in the postsynaptic cell… Expand
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Highly Cited
2014
Highly Cited
2014
Tau is a microtubule-associated protein well known for its stabilization of microtubules in axons. Recently, it has emerged that… Expand
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Highly Cited
2013
Highly Cited
2013
Selective synapse development determines how complex neuronal networks in the brain are formed. Complexes of postsynaptic… Expand
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Highly Cited
2010
Highly Cited
2010
Angelman Syndrome is a debilitating neurological disorder caused by mutation of the E3 ubiquitin ligase Ube3A, a gene whose… Expand
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Highly Cited
2010
Highly Cited
2010
Summary Sustained rate-coded signals encode many types of sensory modalities. Some sensory synapses possess specialized ribbon… Expand
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Highly Cited
2010
Highly Cited
2010
Synaptogenesis is required for wiring neuronal circuits in the developing brain and continues to remodel adult networks. However… Expand
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Highly Cited
2009
Highly Cited
2009
We identify the leucine-rich repeat transmembrane protein LRRTM2 as a key regulator of excitatory synapse development and… Expand
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Highly Cited
2006
Highly Cited
2006
In the mammalian nervous system, neuronal activity regulates the strength and number of synapses formed. The genetic program that… Expand
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Highly Cited
2004
Highly Cited
2004
Factors that control differentiation of presynaptic and postsynaptic elements into excitatory or inhibitory synapses are poorly… Expand
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Review
2002
Review
2002
Spines are neuronal protrusions, each of which receives input typically from one excitatory synapse. They contain… Expand
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Highly Cited
2001
Highly Cited
2001
The quantal release of glutamate depends on its transport into synaptic vesicles. Recent work has shown that a protein previously… Expand
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