long term potentiation

kkollins at pop3.concentric.net kkollins at pop3.concentric.net
Tue Oct 20 18:31:13 EST 1998



F. Frank LeFever wrote:

> [...]

> re LTP and Alzheimer's: LTP is just one of MANY neural activities which
> may be impaired in Alzheimer's, but just because both have to do very
> loosely with "memory" that does not mean that LTP is of central
> importance in Alzheimer's.

I agree, but that wasn't the gist of the original post, and being thorough
requires the testing of the hypothesis, not just assuming it's invalid. The
history of modern Neuroscience is laced with Truth that was "overlooked"
due to False apriori assumptions. ken





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