dendritic spine morphogenesis

The process in which the anatomical structures of a dendritic spine are generated and organized. A dendritic spine is a protrusion from a dendrite… (More)
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2010
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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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2009
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2009
The microRNA pathway has been implicated in the regulation of synaptic protein synthesis and ultimately in dendritic spine… (More)
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2008
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2008
The majority of excitatory synaptic transmission in the brain occurs at dendritic spines, which are actin-rich protrusions on the… (More)
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2006
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2006
PAR-3 (partitioning-defective gene 3) is essential for cell polarization in many contexts, including axon specification. However… (More)
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2004
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2004
Of 11 genes involved in nonspecific X-linked mental retardation (MRX), three encode regulators or effectors of the Rho GTPases… (More)
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2003
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2003
The morphogenesis of dendritic spines, the major sites of excitatory synaptic transmission in the brain, is important in synaptic… (More)
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2003
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2003
The postsynaptic density (PSD) proteins Shank and Homer cooperate to induce the maturation and enlargement of dendritic spines… (More)
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2003
Highly Cited
2003
The number and shape of dendritic spines are influenced by activity and regulated by molecules that organize the actin… (More)
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2002
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2002
Synaptic remodeling has been postulated as a mechanism underlying synaptic plasticity, and cadherin adhesion molecules are… (More)
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2001
Highly Cited
2001
We previously reported that the cell surface proteoglycan syndecan-2 can induce dendritic spine formation in hippocampal neurons… (More)
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