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Modulation of Synaptic NMDA Receptors in Striatal Medium Spiny Neurons by Endogenous Dopamine

Partridge John G. and Vicini Stefano

in Cerebral Plasticity: New Perspectives

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262015233
eISBN:
9780262295444
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262015233.003.0018
Subject:
Neuroscience, Research and Theory

This chapter investigates the modulation of synaptic N-methyl D-aspartate (NMDA) receptors in striatal medium spiny neurons by the presence of endogenous dopamine. It demonstrates that an interaction ... More


Prolegomena

Jonathan Lamb

in Scurvy: The Disease of Discovery

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780691182933
eISBN:
9781400884544
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691182933.003.0001
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

This chapter presents a background on scurvy. Scurvy's first attested appearance in literature is found in Luis Vaz de Camoens's The Lusiads (1572), a poem celebrating Vasco da Gama's expedition into ... More


Coda

James May and Fiona Harrison

in Scurvy: The Disease of Discovery

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780691182933
eISBN:
9781400884544
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691182933.003.0007
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

This chapter discusses the neurological basis of scurvy. The physical symptoms of extreme vitamin C deficiency, i.e., scurvy, have been described in numerous ships' logs, diaries, and medical texts, ... More


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