Adrenergic neuroplasticity is maintained in the nutritional rehabilitated adult rat
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This work examined the capacity of intact catecholaminergic axons to grow, in response to lesions, in the brain of adult rats following nutritional rehabilitation. The partially deafferented epithalamic habenula was used as a model to study neuronal plasticity. Noradrenergic neurons appear to maintain their plasticity in rats recovered from their postnatal undernutrition.
KeywordsNeuronal Plasticity Noradrenergic Neuron Nutritional Rehabilitation Postnatal Undernutrition
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