Pharmacology 514:
Current Topics in Pharmacology
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Current Topics in Pharmacology
Phcol 514
12:30 PM, Wednesday, April 14, 2004
Room T-473 HSC

Speaker: Misty Marshall
Topic: Dendritic Spine Changes, AMPA Receptor Trafficking and Synapse Unsilencing - Molecular Models of LTP


  1. Lin H, Huganir R, Liao D. Temporal dynamics of NMDA receptor-induced changes in spine morphology and AMPA receptor recruitment to spines. Biochem Biophys Res Commun. 2004 Apr 2; 316(2): 501-11.

  2. Esteban JA, Shi SH, Wilson C, Nuriya M, Huganir RL, Malinow R. PKA phosphorylation of AMPA receptor subunits controls synaptic trafficking underlying plasticity. Nat Neurosci. 2003 Feb; 6(2): 136-43.

  3. Emptage NJ, Reid CA, Fine A, Bliss TV. Optical quantal analysis reveals a presynaptic component of LTP at hippocampal Schaffer-associational synapses. Neuron. 2003 Jun 5; 38(5): 797-804.

  4. Ju W, Morishita W, Tsui J, Gaietta G, Deerinck TJ, Adams SR, Garner CC, Tsien RY, Ellisman MH, Malenka RC. Activity-dependent regulation of dendritic synthesis and trafficking of AMPA receptors. Nat Neurosci. 2004 Mar; 7(3): 244-53.


  1. Voronin LL, Cherubini E. Deaf, or mute and whispering silent synapses: their role in synaptic plasticity. J Physiol. 2004 Mar 19.

  2. Nimchinsky EA, Sabatini BL, Svoboda K. Structure and function of dendritic spines. Annu Rev Physiol. 2002; 64: 313-53.

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