Molecular Learning

Long-term potentiation (LTP), discovered in the 1970s, was later shown to be the molecular basis of memory. 

Carol Barnes
Aug 31, 2011

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Long-term potentiation (LTP), discovered in the 1970s, was later shown to be the molecular basis of memory. Since many diseases of aging affect memory, could memory formation and storage be altered by the same mechanisms in normal aging and diseased brains? LTP was the perfect tool to find out.

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