Activity-dependent structural changes during neuronal development

Susan Hockfield*, Robert G. Kalb

*Corresponding author for this work

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Activity during the early postnatal period can have a pronounced effect on the structure of neurons in the central nervous system. Recent studies in the cat visual system and in the vertebrate and invertebrate neuromuscular system, have provided new insights into the cellular and molecular of this process.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)87-92
Number of pages6
JournalCurrent opinion in neurobiology
Issue number1
StatePublished - Feb 1993

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • General Neuroscience


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