dendritic shaft

Known as: trunk 
Cylindric portion of the dendrite, directly stemming from the perikaryon, and carrying the dendritic spines. [GOC:nln]
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2010
Highly Cited
2010
Excitatory synapses in the brain play key roles in learning and memory. The formation and functions of postsynaptic mushroom… (More)
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2010
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2010
Acetylcholine (ACh) plays important roles for higher brain functions, including arousal, attention, and cognition. These effects… (More)
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2007
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2007
We directly resolved discrete exocytic fusion events mediating insertion of AMPA-type glutamate receptors (AMPARs) to the… (More)
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2006
Highly Cited
2006
Dendritic spines are protrusions from the dendritic shaft that host most excitatory synapses in the brain. Although they first… (More)
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2004
Highly Cited
2004
The precise timing of presynaptic and postsynaptic activity results in synaptic modifications, which depend on calcium influx… (More)
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2000
Highly Cited
2000
Voltage-gated sodium channels perform critical roles for electrical signaling in the nervous system by generating action… (More)
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1994
Highly Cited
1994
Our hypothesis was that spiny stellate neurons in layer 4 of cat visual cortex receive polyneuronal innervation. We characterised… (More)
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1993
Highly Cited
1993
Previous studies have demonstrated that the branched spines of the mossy fiber-CA3 hippocampal synapse contain a particularly… (More)
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1984
Highly Cited
1984
Tyrosine hydroxylase-immunoreactive fibres in the rat neostriatum were studied in the electron microscope in order to determine… (More)
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1982
Highly Cited
1982
Electron microscopic studies of the dentate gyrus of the rat have revealed an apparent association between polyribosomes and… (More)
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