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Current Topics in Pharmacology
Phcol 514
12:30 PM, Wednesday, November 29, 2000
Room T-473 HSC

Speaker: Drew Mhyre
Topic: Dendritic Spines: The Other Side of the Synapse

References:

  1. Ethell IM, Yamaguchi Y. (1999) Cell Surface Heparan Sultate Proteoglycan Syndecan-2 Induces the Maturation of Dendritic Spines in Rat Hippocampal Neurons. Journal of Cell Biology 144(3): 575-586.

  2. Nakayama AY, Harms MB, Luo L. (2000) Small GTPases Rac and Rho in the Maintenance of Dendritic Spines and Branches in Hippocampal Pyramidal Neurons. The Journal of Neuroscience 20(14): 5329-5338.

  3. El-Husseini AED, Schnell E, Chetkovich DM, Nicoll RA, Bredt DS. (2000) PSD-95 Involvment in Maturation of Excitatory Synapses. Science 290: 1364-1368.

  4. Bravin M, Morando L, Vercelli A, Rossi F, Strata P. (1999) Control of spine formation by electrical activity in the adult rat cerebellum. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. 96: 1704-1709.

Reviews:
  1. Zhang W, Benson DL. (2000) Development and Molecular Organization of Dendritic Spines and Their Synapses. Hippocampus 10: 512-516.

  2. Nakayama AY, Luo L. (2000) Intracellular Signalling Pathways that Regulate Dendritic Spine Morphogenesis. Hippocampus 10: 582-586.


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