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*  Cutting edge: quantitative imaging of raft accumulation in the immunological synapse. - Nuffield Department of Orthopaedics,...
In this work we show that lipid rafts preferentially accumulate in the central zone of the immunological synapse, the central ... We also assessed the effects of CD28 deficiency on lipid raft recruitment to the immunological synapse. The accumulation of ... the localization within the fine structure of the immunological synapse, and the region from which lipid rafts are recruited ... rafts to the C-SMAC is relatively small and suggests that rearrangement of lipid rafts from the peripheral zone of the synapse ...
https://www.ndorms.ox.ac.uk/publications/482649
*  T cell antigen receptor signaling and immunological synapse stability require myosin IIA. - Nuffield Department of Orthopaedics...
Synapse formation involves the orchestrated movement of microclusters toward the center of the contact area with the antigen- ... Thus, T cell antigen receptor signaling and the subsequent formation of immunological synapses are active processes dependent ... of the kinase Lck and the synapse was destabilized. ... Immunological synapses are initiated by signaling in discrete T ... T cell antigen receptor signaling and immunological synapse stability require myosin IIA. Share Share Share Share ...
https://www.ndorms.ox.ac.uk/publications/426301
*  Cytotoxic T lymphocytes form an antigen-independent ring junction
Immunological synapses are organized cell-cell junctions between T lymphocytes and APCs composed of an adhesion ring, the ... the immunological synapse is thought to facilitate specific killing by confining cytotoxic agents to the synaptic cleft. We ...
https://digital.lib.washington.edu/researchworks/handle/1773/15853?show=full
*  Correcting Cocaine-Induced Plasticity | Science Signaling
The synapse thus expresses LTD not because there are fewer receptors but because the conductance of the new GluR2-containing ... LTD in this system is not due to the simple removal of AMPA receptors (AMPARs) from the synapse. Instead, AMPARs are replaced ... A decrease in the effectiveness of synapses in a particular brain region is caused by replacement of one glutamate receptor ... A decrease in the effectiveness of synapses in a particular brain region is caused by replacement of one glutamate receptor ...
http://stke.sciencemag.org/content/2007/397/tw277
*  miR-132 Regulates Dendritic Spine Structure by Direct Targeting of Matrix Metalloproteinase 9 mRNA | SpringerLink
The excitatory synapses located at the dendritic spines (small membranous protrusions extending from the dendrites) are the ... MMP-9 mRNA undergoes local synthesis at the synapse in response to neuronal stimulation [21] and is released to the ... Siegel G, Saba R, Schratt G (2011) microRNAs in neurons: manifold regulatory roles at the synapse. Curr Opin Genet Dev 21(4): ... Downregulation of MeCP2 level during the post-natal period delays neuronal maturation and synapses formation [40], and opposite ...
https://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s12035-015-9383-z
*  Extrasynaptic NR2D-containing NMDARs are recruited to the synapse during LTP of NMDAR-EPSCs
Harney, S.C., Jane, D.E., Anwyl, R., Extrasynaptic NR2D-containing NMDARs are recruited to the synapse during LTP of NMDAR- ... Extrasynaptic NR2D-containing NMDARs are recruited to the synapse during LTP of NMDAR-EPSCs - supp fig 1.pdf (PDF) 76.80Kb ... Extrasynaptic NR2D-containing NMDARs are recruited to the synapse during LTP of NMDAR-EPSCs - supp fig 2.pdf (PDF) 52.87Kb ... Extrasynaptic NR2D-containing NMDARs are recruited to the synapse during LTP of NMDAR-EPSCs - supp fig 3.pdf (PDF) 89.09Kb ...
http://www.tara.tcd.ie/handle/2262/40186
*  Defining mechanisms of actin polymerization and depolymerization during dendritic spine morphogenesis | JCB
Synapse counting. The synapses were detected by partial colocalization of anti-V-GLUT-1 (labels the presynaptic sites of ... relatively small effects in total synapse density are expected. In addition, compensatory redistribution of synapses at the ... 4 D and S1, C and E; Videos 2 and 3; and all images for synapse counting.. These time-lapse videos or 3D images were ... The synapses from deconvoluted confocal image stacks were counted using the Bitplane Imaris suite software. A surface was ...
http://jcb.rupress.org/content/185/2/323
*  Plus it
A, B, LTD of Schaffer collateral-CA1 synapses was evoked by the application of 100 μm DHPG for 10 min in hippocampal slices ... 2009) Pro-BDNF-induced synaptic depression and retraction at developing neuromuscular synapses. J Cell Biol 185:727-741, doi: ... 2000) FMRP involvement in formation of synapses among cultured hippocampal neurons. Cereb Cortex 10:1045-1052, doi:10.1093/ ... 2013) The fragile x mental retardation protein regulates matrix metalloproteinase 9 mRNA at synapses. J Neurosci 33:18234-18241 ...
http://www.jneurosci.org/content/34/30/9867
*  The Australasian Society for Immunology Annual Scientific Meeting
There, he led a collaborative team in uncovering the dynamics of the T cell immunological synapse. He moved to the Skirball ... The lab is currently focusing on a high throughput approach for immunological synapse characterization and the physiological ... Institute of Biomolecular Medicine at New York University in 2001, opening studies on the immunological synapse in vivo in ... and clinical relevance of T cell receptor enriched extracellular vesicles generated in the center of the immunological synapse ...
http://asi2017.org/invited-speakers/show/245
*  Learning, self-organisation and homeostasis in spiking neuron networks using spike-timing dependent plasticity
Using a number of neurons that are mutually connected by plastic synapses and subject to a global winner-takes-all mechanism, ... For example, synaptic weight distributions and the presence of silent synapses match experimental data. ...
https://pearl.plymouth.ac.uk/handle/10026.1/1499
*  Aberrant formation of glutamate receptor complexes in hippocampal neurons of mice lacking the GluR2 AMPA receptor subunit |...
We also show that these homomeric and heteromeric receptors are less efficiently expressed at the synapse. Our results show ... We also show that these homomeric and heteromeric receptors are less efficiently expressed at the synapse. Our results show ... We also show that these homomeric and heteromeric receptors are less efficiently expressed at the synapse. Our results show ...
https://www.garvan.org.au/research/publications/1730
*  Mutations in shaking-B prevent electrical synapse formation in the Drosophila giant fiber system - WRAP: Warwick Research...
synapse of Drosophila meluno~uster. J Neurosci 13: 144-166.. Crompton DE, Grithn A, Davies JA, Miklos GLG (1992) Analysis of a ... synapse formation. Trends Neurosci l6:72-76.. Peinado A, Yuste R, Katz LC (1993) Extensive dye coupling between rat. ... Drosophila -- Physiology, Synapses, Gap junctions (Cell biology), Neurons -- Physiology, Startle reaction. Journal or ... The GFs dye-couple to the TTM motoneuron between 30 and 45 hr of metamorphosis, to the peripherally synapsing interneuron that ...
http://wrap.warwick.ac.uk/2714/
*  Regulation of dendritic spine morphology by SPAR, a PSD-95-associated RapGAP.
... and regulates NMDA receptor signaling at excitatory synapses. We report that SPAR, a Rap-specific GTPase-activating protein ( ... many of which adopt an irregular appearance with putative multiple synapses. Dominant negative SPAR constructs cause narrowing ...
http://www.uniprot.org/citations/11502259
*  Corrigendum: Dock8 mutations cripple B cell immunological synapses, germinal centers and long-lived antibody production - The...
Corrigendum: Dock8 mutations cripple B cell immunological synapses, germinal centers and long-lived antibody production ... Corrigendum: Dock8 mutations cripple B cell immunological synapses, germinal centers and long-lived antibody production ...
https://www.kennedy.ox.ac.uk/publications/92653
*  PPT - Chemical and Electrical Synapses PowerPoint Presentation - ID:183993
Two Kinds of Synapses. Chemical Electrical Both types of synapses relay information, but do so by very different mechanisms. ... Much more is known about chemical than about electrical synapses. Slideshow 183993 by sandra_john ... SYNAPSES AND DRUGS -. what is a synapse?. a synapse is the junction between 2 neurones. there is a very narrow gap of about ... Chemical and Electrical Synapses. Two Kinds of Synapses. Chemical Electrical Both types of synapses relay information, but do ...
https://www.slideserve.com/sandra_john/chemical-and-electrical-synapses
*  AGAP3 and Arf6 Regulate Trafficking of AMPA Receptors and Synaptic Plasticity | Journal of Neuroscience
... synapses are strengthened by trafficking AMPA receptors to the synapse through a calcium-dependent kinase cascade following ... 2000) A developmental change in NMDA receptor-associated proteins at hippocampal synapses. J Neurosci 20:1260-1271, pmid: ... 2001) Activation of silent synapses by rapid activity-dependent synaptic recruitment of AMPA receptors. J Neurosci 21:6008-6017 ... The human brain contains 1011 neurons, where a neuron contains ∼104 synapses, allowing the formation of complex networks to ...
http://www.jneurosci.org/content/33/31/12586.full
*  Neurotransmitter Secretion along Growing Nerve Processes: Comparison with Synaptic Vesicle Exocytosis | JCB
We will refer to these developing neuromuscular synapses as preformed synapses. Quantal release of ACh at the preformed ... 6 B). The average amplitude of ESCs was 2.3 ± 0.2 nA (mean ± SEM , n = 16) and 1.1 ± 0.1 nA (n = 14) at the preformed synapses ... 1996) Definition of the readily releasable pool of vesicles at hippocampal synapses. Neuron 16:1197-1207, pmid:8663996.. ... 1995) Estimates for the pool size of releasable quanta at a single central synapse and for the time required to refill a pool. ...
http://jcb.rupress.org/content/144/3/507
*  The AMPA Receptor Steps out of the Shadows | ALZFORUM
... in fact move into and out of synapses as these synapses strengthen or weaken. They used a relatively new technique known as two ... previously thought to be present in a more or less static state in most of the synapses on glutamate-sensitive neurons, ... which allowed them to see inside the dendritic spines that form the receiving end of synapses. In order to follow the ...
http://www.alzforum.org/news/research-news/ampa-receptor-steps-out-shadows
*  Synapse | Sage Bionetworks
Synapse serves as the host site for a variety of scientific collaborations, individual research projects, and DREAM challenges. ... Synapse is a platform for supporting scientific collaborations centered around shared biomedical data sets. Our goal is to make ...
https://www.synapse.org/
*  Synapse - Wikipedia
The vast majority of synapses in the mammalian nervous system are classical axo-dendritic synapses (axon synapsing upon a ... An autapse is a chemical or electrical synapse that forms when the axon of one neuron synapses onto dendrites of the same ... There are two fundamentally different types of synapses: *In a chemical synapse, electrical activity in the presynaptic neuron ... This article is about synapses of the nervous system. For other uses, see Synapse (disambiguation). ...
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Synapses
*  GABAergic Synapses
... Leslie Kay lmk2 at garnet.berkeley.edu Tue Jul 26 17:50:26 EST 1994 *Previous message: GABAergic Synapses ... Walter Freeman indicates that no one who has studied the GABAergic ,synapse has investigated the effect of chloride ...
http://www.bio.net/bionet/mm/neur-sci/1994-July/014529.html
*  synapses - Not Exactly Rocket Science
synapses. Not Exactly Rocket Science. Tag archives for synapses. Simple sponges provide clues to origin of nervous system. ...
http://scienceblogs.com/notrocketscience/tag/synapses/
*  Chemical Synapses - Neuroscience - NCBI Bookshelf
... and postsynaptic neurons is substantially greater at chemical synapses than at electrical synapses and is called the synaptic ... the transmitter employed at peripheral neuromuscular synapses, in autonomic ganglia, and at some central synapses. ... However, the key feature of all chemical synapses is the presence of small, membrane-bounded organelles called synaptic ... and it is these chemical agents acting as messengers between the communicating neurons that gives this type of synapse its name ...
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/books/NBK11009/
*  The Physiology of Synapses | SpringerLink
However, the interest and scope of the whole subject of synapses stimulated me to write a much more comprehensive and extensive ... In 1927 the subject of Excitatory and Inhibitory Synapses was chosen for investigation in the course leading to the Oxford D. ... if the author were to make the claim that this book is the fruit of a life-time of enquiry into the physiology of synapses. ...
https://link.springer.com/book/10.1007%2F978-3-642-64950-9
*  Chemical Synapses
... are among the most elaborate junctions existing between two cells, enabling communication between neurons ... The postsynaptic density at inhibitory synapses is far less developed compared to excitatory synapses. The scaffold at ... Axons typically form synapses en passant (in passage) with dendritic segments from many neurons. (b) Schematic diagram of a ... Chemical Synapses. Sherri Thiele, University of Toronto at Scarborough, Scarborough, Ontario, Canada Joanne Nash, University of ...
http://www.els.net/WileyCDA/ElsArticle/refId-a0000037.html