Some principles emerging from the study of short- and long-term memory

Eric R. Kandel, Marc Klein, Vincent F. Castellucci, Samuel Schacher, Philip Goelet

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Abstract

Recent studies indicate that in invertebrates short-term memory for various forms of learning involves covalent modifications of pre-existing proteins. By contrast, long-term memory utilizes genes and proteins not required for short-term memory.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)498-520
Number of pages23
JournalNeuroscience Research
Volume3
Issue number6
DOIs
StatePublished - Sep 1986
Externally publishedYes

Keywords

  • Aplysia
  • gill-withdrawal reflex
  • long-term memory
  • potassium channels
  • sensitization
  • short-term memory
  • synaptic transmission

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Neuroscience(all)

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