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Science 311 (5763): 962-963

Copyright © 2006 by the American Association for the Advancement of Science

NEUROSCIENCE:
SUMO Wrestles the Synapse

Asim A. Beg and Peter Scheiffele

The number of synapses formed in the mammalian brain is controlled by electrical activity in neurons that drives calcium inward, regulating transcription factors, including one that causes removal of synapses.


The authors are in the Center for Neurobiology and Behavior, Columbia University, New York, NY 10032, USA. E-mail: ab2516@columbia.edu; ps2018@columbia.edu


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