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Research Article

Reversing the Outcome of Synapse Elimination at Developing Neuromuscular Junctions In Vivo: Evidence for Synaptic Competition and Its Mechanism

  • Stephen G. Turney mail,

    sturney@mcb.harvard.edu (SGT); jeff@mcb.harvard.edu (JWL)

    Affiliation: Center for Brain Science and Department of Molecular and Cellular Biology, Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States of America

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  • Jeff W. Lichtman mail

    sturney@mcb.harvard.edu (SGT); jeff@mcb.harvard.edu (JWL)

    Affiliation: Center for Brain Science and Department of Molecular and Cellular Biology, Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States of America

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  • Published: June 26, 2012
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pbio.1001352

About the Authors

Stephen G. Turney, Jeff W. Lichtman
Center for Brain Science and Department of Molecular and Cellular Biology, Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States of America

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Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

The author(s) have made the following declarations about their contributions: Conceived and designed the experiments: ST JL. Performed the experiments: ST JL. Analyzed the data: ST JL. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: ST JL. Wrote the paper: ST JL.