hemidactylus at my-dejanews.com wrote in message
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>>BTW, where is the line drawn for LTP, phylogenetically speaking? I
>the assumption that LTP was considered a mechanism of vertebrates,
>really unclear about this. Is the vertebrate/nonvertebrate dichotomy
>arbitrary one regarding LTP?
Very few cellular mechanisms show a vertebrate/invertebrate
all animals seem to share the same cellular tricks (myelin being one
Check out the gill withdrawal reflex in Aplysia, a nudibranch mollusc
creature), especially E. Kandel. I think this actually predates the
work on LTP.