A mechanism for homeostatic plasticity

D. James Surmeier*, Robert Foehring

*Corresponding author for this work

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Neurons adapt to sustained alterations in activity by changing their intrinsic excitability. A form of this plasticity in hippocampal pyramidal neurons involves calcineurin-dependent dispersion and change in gating of K + channels, reducing the cell's excitability.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)691-692
Number of pages2
JournalNature neuroscience
Issue number7
StatePublished - Jul 2004

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • General Neuroscience


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