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7.98J / 9.30J Quiz 4 1) 2 marks Draw a diagram of the main excitatory circuitry in the rodent hippocampus. 2) 1 mark What is the key feature of NMDA receptors that make them important for synaptic plasticity? 3) 2 marks Which excitatory hippocampal synapses show NMDA receptor dependent synaptic plasticity? 4) 5 marks Discuss the differential roles of NMDA receptors in area CA1 and CA3 in the distinct phases of hippocampus dependent memory (i.e. acquisition, consolidation, recall). Include in your
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Unformatted text preview: discussion a description of the type of genetically engineered mice and behavioral paradigms that have been used in the literature, or that you believe should be made and used in order to elucidate these distinct roles of the NMDA receptor in the hippocampus. Page 1 of 1 7.98 2002 Quiz 4 3/11/2003 http://tonegawa23.mit.edu/quizzes/7.98quiz4.htm...
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This note was uploaded on 11/11/2011 for the course BIO 7.344 taught by Professor Bobsauer during the Spring '08 term at MIT.

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