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The Effects of Calcium Ionophores and Blockers on Filopodia Development in Embryonic Day 8 Chick Forebrain Neurons In Vitro

Posted June 17, 2011

Abstract: Anna Brandtjen and Hannah Lehman Mentor: Dr. Karen F. Greif Neurotransmitters allow nerve cells to communicate with more than one target cell through synaptic connections. Synaptotagmin-1 (Syt-1), a synaptic protein, is a calcium sensor at the synapse that regulates the release of neurotransmitters. It is also found on synaptic vesicles. Previous studies show the […]