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Dendritic Spines

"Dendritic Spines" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus, MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure, which enables searching at various levels of specificity.

Spiny processes on DENDRITES, each of which receives excitatory input from one nerve ending (NERVE ENDINGS). They are commonly found on PURKINJE CELLS and PYRAMIDAL CELLS.

This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Dendritic Spines" by people in Harvard Catalyst Profiles by year, and whether "Dendritic Spines" was a major or minor topic of these publication.
Bar chart showing 155 publications over 15 distinct years, with a maximum of 15 publications in 2010 and 2016
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