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The Cerebellum

, Volume 18, Issue 1, pp 1–21 | Cite as

9TH SRCA SYMPOSIUM ON THE CEREBELLUM

TAIPEI, MAY 2018
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Different types of multiple-synapse boutons in the cerebellar cortex between physically enriched and ataxic mutant mice

Kim H. 1, Oh S.1, Lee S.1, Na J.1, Lee K.J.2, Rhyu I.J.1

1Department of Anatomy, Korea University College of Medicine, Seoul 02841, Korea 2 Laboratory of Synaptic Circuit Plasticity, Department of Structure & Function of Neural Network, Korea Brain Research Institute, Daegu 700-010, Korea

Corresponding author’s e-mail: irhyu@korea.ac.kr

Objectives: Experience-dependent synapse remodeling is associated with information storage in the nervous system. Neuronal synapses show alteration in various neurological and cognitive disorders in their structure and function. At the ultrastructural level, parallel fiber boutons contacting multiple spines of Purkinje cells in the cerebellar cortex are commonly observed in physiologically enriched animals as well as pathological ataxic mutants. However, the dendritic origin of those spines on parallel fiber multiple-synapse...

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