Kainate receptors: Knocking out plasticity

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Abstract

There is increasing evidence that kainate receptors contribute to both postsynaptic and presynaptic signaling. Studies of knockout mice have played a pivotal role in defining the functions of kainate receptors, including a recent study that implicates kainate receptors in frequency-dependent facilitation and long-term potentiation of hippocampal mossy fiber synapses.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)365-366
Number of pages2
JournalTrends in Neurosciences
Volume24
Issue number7
DOIs
StatePublished - Jul 1 2001

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