Long-Term Plasticity of Astrocytic Metabotropic Neurotransmitter Receptors Driven by Changes in Neuronal Activity in Hippocampal Slices

Doctoral thesis English OPEN
Xie, Xiaoqiao;
(2011)
  • Publisher: eScholarship, University of California
  • Subject: Gq GPCRs | Neurosciences | hippocampus | MrgA1 | plasticity | astrocyte | group I mGluRs
    mesheuropmc: nervous system

In addition to synaptic communication between neurons, there is now strong evidence for neuron-to-astrocyte receptor signaling in the brain. During trains of action potentials or repetitive stimulation, neurotransmitter spills out of the synapse to activate astrocytic G... View more
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