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glial cells, plasticity, and learning

doc holiday CHOLSCHR at TCD.IE
Mon Feb 12 13:08:05 EST 1996

In article
<Pine.SOL.3.91.960210085825.26133A-100000 at lonestar.jpl.utsa.edu>, Sandra
Pena De Ortiz <spenadeo at lonestar.jpl.utsa.edu> wrote:

> I am seeing changes in the expression of several genes in white matter 
> after inducing LTP and during learning.  I think the changes are occuring 
> in glial cells.  Does anyone have any comments, interpretations, 
> implications?
> Thanks
> Dr. Sandra Pena 
> Postdoctoral Fellow

Are you sure it is glia, not transport of material via the axons? I suppoe
you work in vivo. How long do you wait after learning until you measure
gene expression? What genes are they?


Doc Holiday
Christian Holscher, PhD
Trinity College Dublin
Dept. Pharmacol. & Therapeutics

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