long-term potentiation


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long-term potentiation

n.
Repeated presynaptic stimulation of a nerve, either naturally or in vitro, that results in the long-lasting increased strength of a synapse and is thought to be necessary for learning and memory formation.

long-term potentiation

A persistent increase in effectiveness of some synapses when frequently activated.
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Receptor-mediated activation of protein kinase C in hippocampal long-term potentiation: facts, problems and implications.
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When looking at the long-term potentiation magnitudes, all Brahmi-treated groups were significantly higher than that of the control group.
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