spontaneous synaptic transmission

Known as: basal synaptic transmission 
The low level of synaptic transmission that occurs via spontaneous neurotransmitter release into the synaptic cleft in the absence of a presynaptic… (More)
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2011
Highly Cited
2011
Basal synaptic transmission involves the release of neurotransmitters at individual synapses in response to a single action… (More)
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Highly Cited
2011
Highly Cited
2011
Two families of Ca(2+)-binding proteins have been proposed as Ca(2+) sensors for spontaneous release: synaptotagmins and Doc2s… (More)
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2008
Highly Cited
2008
Alzheimer's disease constitutes a rising threat to public health. Despite extensive research in cellular and animal models… (More)
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Highly Cited
2008
Highly Cited
2008
Experience-dependent changes in the structure of dendritic spines may contribute to learning and memory. Encoded by three genes… (More)
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2007
Highly Cited
2007
During neuronal activity, extracellular potassium concentration ([K+]out) becomes elevated and, if uncorrected, causes neuronal… (More)
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Highly Cited
2007
Highly Cited
2007
Obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) is an anxiety-spectrum disorder characterized by persistent intrusive thoughts (obsessions… (More)
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2003
Highly Cited
2003
The AMPA glutamate receptor (AMPAR) subunits GluR2 and GluR3 are thought to be important for synaptic targeting/stabilization of… (More)
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2002
Highly Cited
2002
Although the mutation of alpha-synuclein, a protein associated with presynaptic vesicles, is implicated in the etiology and… (More)
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1997
Highly Cited
1997
To explore the role of protein kinase A (PKA) in the late phase of long-term potentiation (L-LTP) and memory, we generated… (More)
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1996
Highly Cited
1996
Brain-derived neurotrophic factor (BDNF) is expressed at high levels in hippocampal neurons, and its expression is modulated by… (More)
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