Post-Synaptic Density

Known as: Region, Post-Synaptic Density, Region, Postsynaptic Density, Post-Synaptic Density Region 
The postsynaptic density is a region that lies adjacent to the cytoplasmic face of the postsynaptic membrane at an excitatory synapse. It forms a… (More)
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Highly Cited
2008
Highly Cited
2008
150. Nakagawa, T., Engler, J. A. & Sheng, M. The dynamic turnover and functional roles of α-actinin in dendritic spines… (More)
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Highly Cited
2004
Highly Cited
2004
The cognitive hallmark of early Alzheimer's disease (AD) is an extraordinary inability to form new memories. For many years, this… (More)
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Highly Cited
2004
Highly Cited
2004
The regulated delivery of AMPA-type glutamate receptors (AMPARs) to synapses is an important mechanism underlying synaptic… (More)
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Highly Cited
2002
Highly Cited
2002
Excitatory synapses in the brain exhibit a remarkable degree of functional plasticity, which largely reflects changes in the… (More)
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Highly Cited
2001
Highly Cited
2001
Increased glutamate-mediated excitotoxicity seems to play an important role in the pathogenesis of Huntington's disease (Tabrizi… (More)
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2001
Highly Cited
2001
The Shank family of proteins interacts with NMDA receptor and metabotropic glutamate receptor complexes in the postsynaptic… (More)
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Review
2000
Review
2000
Dendrites of individual neurons in the vertebrate central nervous system are contacted by thousands of synaptic terminals… (More)
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Highly Cited
1999
Highly Cited
1999
Shank is a recently described family of postsynaptic proteins that function as part of the NMDA receptor-associated PSD-95… (More)
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Highly Cited
1995
Highly Cited
1995
The N-methyl-D-aspartate (NMDA) receptor subserves synaptic glutamate-induced transmission and plasticity in central neurons. The… (More)
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Highly Cited
1992
Highly Cited
1992
In CNS synapses, the synaptic junctional complex with associated postsynaptic density is presumed to contain proteins responsible… (More)
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