Increased length of terminal dendritic segments in old adult rats' somatosensory cortex: An environmentally induced response

James R. Connor, Edward C. Wang, Marian C. Diamond

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In a previous study we reported longer lengths of terminal dendritic segments of superficial pyramidal neurons in the rat visual cortex for neurons from 630-day-old animals that had been exposed to enriched environments. The present investigation extends that finding to the somatosensory cortex.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)466-470
Number of pages5
JournalExperimental Neurology
Issue number2
StatePublished - Nov 1982


All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Neurology
  • Developmental Neuroscience

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