bwhite at oucsace.cs.ohiou.edu (William E. White ) writes:
>I was under the impression that glycine was required for the NMDA channel
>to operate. Is this in fact true?
Glutamate is the transmitter at NMDA synapses. N-methyl-D-aspartate is
merely the most efficient molecule to open those channels, but isn't the
>Is there any mechanism yet for memory lasting beyond several days, and
>more importantly for converting LTP into this type of memory?
Changes in the size of individual synaptic endings, and in the number of
them per pre-post cell pair, are possibilities with evidence elsewhere.
For LTP, life is complicated.
William H. Calvin WCalvin at U.Washington.edu