[Neuroscience] Re: Long-term potentiation and depression

Christian Wilms via neur-sci%40net.bio.net (by usenet02 from out-of-phase.de)
Sat Jun 14 07:35:15 EST 2008


Bill <connelly.bill from gmail.com> wrote:

> People often put bicucculine in the mix because if you're having
> trouble getting LTP (ot at least maintaining it), you put a GABA(A)
> blocker in the mix and you often get it.

Wouldn't that imply that one is stimulating inhibitory input as well and
thus possibly not only inducing plasticity in the excitatory path, but
also in the inhibitory path. That would do quite a good job at
complicating the results.

Best, Chris


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