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Tim Minchin

05/09/2018

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Experience-dependent enhancement of myelination of the mature cortex may accelerate communication between neurons

Oligodendrocyte generation in the adult CNS provides a means to adapt the properties of circuits to changes in life experience. Recent research by Hopkins Department of Neuroscience and Kavli NDI researchers Hughes EG, Orthmann-Murphy JL et al., demonstrates how oligodendrocytes are effected by sensory experience to modify mature cortical circuits.

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