Circadian Regulation of Synaptic Plasticity
AbstractCircadian rhythms refer to oscillations in biological processes with a period of approximately 24 h. In addition to the sleep/wake cycle, there are circadian rhythms in metabolism, body temperature, hormone output, organ function and gene expression. There is also evidence of circadian rhythms in synaptic plasticity, in some cases driven by a master central clock and in other cases by peripheral clocks. In this article, I review the evidence for circadian influences on synaptic plasticity. I also discuss ways to disentangle the effects of brain state and rhythms on synaptic plasticity. View Full-Text
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Frank, M.G. Circadian Regulation of Synaptic Plasticity. Biology 2016, 5, 31.
Frank MG. Circadian Regulation of Synaptic Plasticity. Biology. 2016; 5(3):31.Chicago/Turabian Style
Frank, Marcos G. 2016. "Circadian Regulation of Synaptic Plasticity." Biology 5, no. 3: 31.
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