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Research Article

Functional Convergence of Neurons Generated in the Developing and Adult Hippocampus

  • Diego A Laplagne equal contributor,

    equal contributor Contributed equally to this work with: Diego A Laplagne, M. Soledad Espósito

    Affiliation: Fundación Instituto Leloir, Buenos Aires, Argentina

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  • M. Soledad Espósito equal contributor,

    equal contributor Contributed equally to this work with: Diego A Laplagne, M. Soledad Espósito

    Affiliation: Fundación Instituto Leloir, Buenos Aires, Argentina

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  • Verónica C Piatti,

    Affiliation: Fundación Instituto Leloir, Buenos Aires, Argentina

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  • Nicolás A Morgenstern,

    Affiliation: Fundación Instituto Leloir, Buenos Aires, Argentina

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  • Chunmei Zhao,

    Affiliation: Laboratory of Genetics, The Salk Institute for Biological Studies, La Jolla, California, United States of America

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  • Henriette van Praag,

    Affiliation: Laboratory of Genetics, The Salk Institute for Biological Studies, La Jolla, California, United States of America

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  • Fred H Gage,

    Affiliation: Laboratory of Genetics, The Salk Institute for Biological Studies, La Jolla, California, United States of America

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  • Alejandro F Schinder mail

    To whom correspondence should be addressed. E-mail: aschinder@leloir.org.ar

    Affiliation: Fundación Instituto Leloir, Buenos Aires, Argentina

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  • Published: November 21, 2006
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pbio.0040409

About the Authors

Diego A Laplagne, M. Soledad Espósito, Verónica C Piatti, Nicolás A Morgenstern, Alejandro F Schinder
Fundación Instituto Leloir, Buenos Aires, Argentina
Chunmei Zhao, Henriette van Praag, Fred H Gage
Laboratory of Genetics, The Salk Institute for Biological Studies, La Jolla, California, United States of America

Corresponding Author

Email: aschinder@leloir.org.ar

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

DAL is the lead author. He contributed to the concept, designed and performed the experiments, analyzed the data, and wrote the manuscript. MSE performed stereotactic injections, recorded and analyzed spontaneous activity, and revised the manuscript. VCP performed stereotactic injections, took confocal images, and revised the manuscript. NAM performed and analyzed confocal images. CZ provided unpublished viral vectors and revised the manuscript. HvP contributed with preliminary experiments. FHG contributed to the concept, interpreted the data, and revised the manuscript. AFS is the senior author. He contributed to the concept, designed the experiments, prepared retroviruses, analyzed the data, wrote the manuscript, and provided financial support.