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synapse maturation

Known as: synaptic maturation 
The process that organizes a synapse so that it attains its fully functional state. Synaptic maturation plays a critical role in the establishment of… Expand
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Highly Cited
2014
Highly Cited
2014
Dysfunction of microglia, the tissue macrophages of the brain, has been associated with the etiology of several neuropsychiatric… Expand
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Highly Cited
2011
Highly Cited
2011
A good brain needs a good vacuum cleaner. Microglia are highly motile phagocytic cells that infiltrate and take up residence in… Expand
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Highly Cited
2011
Highly Cited
2011
Concerted action of zinc and ProSAP/Shank in synaptogenesis and synapse maturation ProSAP/Shank are scaffolding proteins that… Expand
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Review
2010
Review
2010
Brain-derived neurotrophic factor (BDNF) is a prototypic neurotrophin that regulates diverse developmental events from the… Expand
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Review
2009
Review
2009
MicroRNAs (miRNAs) are emerging as key modulators of post-transcriptional gene regulation in a plethora of tissues, including the… Expand
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Highly Cited
2009
Highly Cited
2009
NR3A is the only NMDA receptor (NMDAR) subunit that downregulates sharply prior to the onset of sensitive periods for plasticity… Expand
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Highly Cited
2009
Highly Cited
2009
The structural assembly of synapses can be accomplished in a rapid time frame, although most nascent synapses formed during early… Expand
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Highly Cited
2002
Highly Cited
2002
Activity-dependent and -independent signals collaborate to regulate synaptogenesis, but their relative contributions are unclear… Expand
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Review
2001
Review
2001
A distinct feature of the nervous system is the intricate network of synaptic connections among neurons of diverse phenotypes… Expand
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Highly Cited
1972
Highly Cited
1972
  • Joseph Altman
  • The Journal of comparative neurology
  • 1972
  • Corpus ID: 33506837
The growth and synaptic maturation of Purkinje cells and of the molecular layer were studied in the cerebellar cortex of rats… Expand
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