Shape-shifting at a cerebellar synapse allows submillisecond signaling

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Synaptic currents become faster with age. A new study uses electron microscopy, physiology and modeling to show that the progressive speeding of AMPA receptor-mediated synaptic currents during development results from changes in the structure of the synapse rather than the composition of postsynaptic receptors.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)1279-1281
Number of pages3
JournalNature neuroscience
Issue number10
StatePublished - Oct 1 2005

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Neuroscience(all)

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