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Second, because of this background signal, as well as the fact that neurons are left with smaller amounts of neurotransmitter to release into the synapse during neuronal firing, the 'peak signal'—the difference between synaptic glutamate concentration during neuronal activity and synaptic glutamate concentration under resting conditions—is attenuated, leading to suboptimal neurotransmission as exemplified by a lack of long-term potentiation (LTP)

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Annotations 4

Cell Ontology (CL)
glial cell
Disease Ontology (DO)
Alzheimer's disease
Frontal Lobe
Temporal Lobe


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