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Long-Term Synaptic Depression

"Long-Term Synaptic Depression" 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.

A persistent activity-dependent decrease in synaptic efficacy between NEURONS. It typically occurs following repeated low-frequency afferent stimulation, but it can be induced by other methods. Long-term depression appears to play a role in MEMORY.


This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Long-Term Synaptic Depression" by people in Harvard Catalyst Profiles by year, and whether "Long-Term Synaptic Depression" was a major or minor topic of these publication.
Bar chart showing 43 publications over 19 distinct years, with a maximum of 5 publications in 2007 and 2009
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