Title : Nicotine activates immature "silent" connections in the developing hippocampus.

Pub. Date : 2003 Feb 18

PMID : 12582205

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1 Here we show that, in the newborn rat, a brief application of nicotine at immature Schaffer collateral-CA1 connections strongly enhances neurotransmitter release and converts presynaptically silent synapses into conductive ones. Nicotine carbonic anhydrase 1 Rattus norvegicus