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Excitatory Synapses

A collection of fundamental mechanistic insight into the function and dysfunction of excitatory synapses. Research covers the release and retrieval of synaptic vesicles; structure, function and pharmacology of glutamate receptors; and the cellular action of some common drugs.

Excitatory synapses are the primary means by which information is communicated from one region of the central nervous system to another. Dynamic changes to their structure and molecular composition are associated with functional changes that underlie experience-dependent plasticity. Correspondingly, disruption of excitatory synaptic function is associated with psychiatric disease, neurodegeneration, epilepsy and addiction.

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Sidharth Tyagi; Tyler R. Bendrick; Dilyana Filipova; Symeon Papadopoulos; Roger A. Bannister
Ruchi Kapoor; Thasin A. Peyear; Roger E. Koeppe, II; Olaf S. Andersen
Amol V. Shivange; Philip M. Borden; Anand K. Muthusamy; Aaron L. Nichols; Kallol Bera; Huan Bao; Ishak Bishara; Janice Jeon; Matthew J. Mulcahy; Bruce Cohen; Saidhbhe L. O'Riordan; Charlene Kim; Dennis A. Dougherty; Edwin R. Chapman; Jonathan S. Marvin; Loren L. Looger; Henry A. Lester
Tapan K. Nayak; Ridhima Vij; Iva Bruhova; Jayasha Shandilya; Anthony Auerbach
Edward Y. Shi; Christine L. Yuan; Matthew T. Sipple; Jayasri Srinivasan; Christopher P. Ptak; Robert E. Oswald; Linda M. Nowak
Timothy J. Wilding; James E. Huettner
Kasper B. Hansen; Feng Yi; Riley E. Perszyk; Hiro Furukawa; Lonnie P. Wollmuth; Alasdair J. Gibb; Stephen F. Traynelis
Daniel D. MacDougall; Zesen Lin; Nara L. Chon; Skyler L. Jackman; Hai Lin; Jefferson D. Knight; Arun Anantharam
Xiangyi Wen; Matthew J. Van Hook; Justin J. Grassmeyer; Alex I. Wiesman; Grace M. Rich; Karlene M. Cork; Wallace B. Thoreson
Patricia M.G.E. Brown; Hugo McGuire; Derek Bowie
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