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Editorial: Neuroscience: Light moulds plastic brains in Nature(ISSN 0028-0836), vol 436, issue 7219, pp 177-178
Linköping University, Department of Clinical and Experimental Medicine, Developmental Biology, IKE. Linköping University, Faculty of Health Sciences.
2008 (English)Other (Other academic)
Abstract [en]

In tadpoles, the number of neurons expressing the neurotransmitter dopamine increases on exposure to light. Such plasticity might allow animals to physically match their brains’ activity to environmental stimuli.

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2008. Vol. 456, no 7219, 177-178 p.
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URN: urn:nbn:se:liu:diva-15841DOI: 10.1038/456177aPubMedID: 19005538OAI: diva2:127588
Original Publication:Stefan Thor, Neuroscience: Light moulds plastic brains, 2008, Nature, (456), 177-8. Nature Publishing Group from: 2008-12-10 Created: 2008-12-09 Last updated: 2010-05-19Bibliographically approved

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