Stimulating Astrocytes to Remember

Ana Covelo, Alfonso Araque

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Adamsky et al. show that stimulation of astrocytes potentiates synaptic transmission and enhances behavioral performance in memory tasks. These results demonstrate that astrocytes are actively involved in synaptic physiology and brain function and lend further support to the idea that animal behavior results from the coordinated activity of neurons and astrocytes.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)12-13
Number of pages2
Issue number1
StatePublished - Jun 28 2018


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