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Finding the way to memory

Tue, 2013-02-05 17:14

Guidance proteins regulate brain plasticity

February 4, 2013 - Our ability to learn and form new memories is fully dependent on the brain’s ability to be plastic – that is to change and adapt according to new experiences and environments. A new study from the Montreal Neurological Institute – The Neuro, McGill University, reveals that DCC, the receptor for a crucial protein in the nervous system known as netrin, plays a key role in regulating the plasticity of nerve cell connections in the brain.

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Contact: Anita Kar
Organization: The Neuro
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Glia-Neuron Interactions Seminar

Wed, 2012-11-07 09:30

The next Glia-Neuron Interactions Seminar takes place on coming Wednesday,  Nov 7th, 9.30 AM, room 1120, Pavillon Paul. G.

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Contact: Mari Sild
Organization: Montreal Neurological Institute
Office Phone: 514 398 1448
Source Site: /psychiatry