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… (More)

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2010
Highly Cited
2010
Angelman Syndrome is a debilitating neurological disorder caused by mutation of the E3 ubiquitin ligase Ube3A, a gene whose… (More)
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2010
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2010
Sustained rate-coded signals encode many types of sensory modalities. Some sensory synapses possess specialized ribbon structures… (More)
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2009
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2009
We identify the leucine-rich repeat transmembrane protein LRRTM2 as a key regulator of excitatory synapse development and… (More)
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2009
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2009
Synapse loss correlates with a cognitive decline in Alzheimer's disease (AD), but whether this is caused by fibrillar deposits… (More)
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2009
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2009
Recently, leucine-rich repeat transmembrane proteins (LRRTMs) were found to be synaptic cell-adhesion molecules that, when… (More)
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2008
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2008
The development of a balance between excitatory and inhibitory synapses is a critical process in the generation and maturation of… (More)
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2006
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2006
In the mammalian nervous system, neuronal activity regulates the strength and number of synapses formed. The genetic program that… (More)
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2004
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2004
Factors that control differentiation of presynaptic and postsynaptic elements into excitatory or inhibitory synapses are poorly… (More)
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2001
Highly Cited
2001
The quantal release of glutamate depends on its transport into synaptic vesicles. Recent work has shown that a protein previously… (More)
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1994
Highly Cited
1994
After the arrival of a presynaptic nerve impulse at an excitatory synapse in hippocampal neurons, the rate of neurotransmitter… (More)
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