Modulation of the Responsiveness of Cerebellar Purkinje Cells to Excitatory Amino Acids

  • Francis Crépel
  • Mireille Krupa
Part of the Advances in Experimental Medicine and Biology book series (AEMB, volume 268)


Since the discovery and classification of receptor-types to excitatory amino acids (EAAs), (36) numerous studies have analyzed their role in synaptic plasticity, showing that, in particular in the hippocampus, n-methyl-D-aspartate (NMDA) receptors play a crucial role in long term potentiation of synaptic transmission (ref. dans 5).


Purkinje Cell Synaptic Transmission Phorbol Ester Excitatory Amino Acid Climbing Fiber 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Francis Crépel
    • 1
  • Mireille Krupa
    • 1
  1. 1.Laboratoire de Neurobiologie du Développement. URA CNRS 1121Université Paris-SudOrsay CedexFrance

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