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Adult Neurons Can Learn New Neurotransmitter 'Languages'
By Anette Breindl
Tuesday, April 30, 2013
One of the most basic ways to classify neurons is by the transmitter they use to communicate. And that transmitter was long thought to be "immutable," Davide Dulcis told BioWorld Today. One dogma of neuroscience has long been that "no matter what you do to a neuron, once it's GABAergic, dopaminergic or what have you, it's not going to change for the rest of its life."
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