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Regeneration of the Retinotectal Projection in Goldfish: Selective Stabilization of Retinotopic Synapses by Correlated Activity

  • J. Schmidt
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Abstract

In most studies of postlesion neural plasticity, the question centers around the rearrangement of connections of the remaining unlesioned neurons. However since the retinotectal projection of fish and frogs readily regenerates, the question centers around the mechanisms by which the regenerating axons select appropriate termination sites to reestablish the precise retinotopic map on the tectum.

Keywords

Ganglion Cell Correlate Activity Optic Nerve Crush Ocular Dominance Column Selective Stabilization 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • J. Schmidt
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Biological SciencesState University of New York at AlbanyAlbanyUSA

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