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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
> UTSA


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?

 Christian

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



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