Functional Changes of Synapses

  • Victor Aleman
  • Alejandro Bayon
  • Jorge Molina
Part of the Advances in Behavioral Biology book series (ABBI, volume 10)


There seems to be some data to suggest that synapses are capable of changing their efficacy (Cragg, 1972; Eccles, 1964; Lømo, 1969), either increasing or decreasing it depending on the number and frequency of the electric impulses to which they are subjected.


Adenyl Cyclase Protein Phosphorylation Protein Kinase Activity Superior Cervical Ganglion Synaptic Facilitation 
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© Plenum Press, New York 1974

Authors and Affiliations

  • Victor Aleman
    • 1
  • Alejandro Bayon
    • 1
  • Jorge Molina
    • 1
  1. 1.Sección de NeurobiologíaCentro de Investigación y de Estudios Avanzados del IPNMéxico, D.F.México

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