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Research Article

A Burst-Based “Hebbian” Learning Rule at Retinogeniculate Synapses Links Retinal Waves to Activity-Dependent Refinement

  • Daniel A Butts mail,

    To whom correspondence should be addressed. E-mail: dab2024@med.cornell.edu

    Affiliation: Department of Neurobiology, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America

    ¤ Current address: Institute of Computational Biomedicine, Weill Medical College of Cornell University, New York, New York, United States of America

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  • Patrick O Kanold,

    Affiliation: Department of Neurobiology, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America

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  • Carla J Shatz

    Affiliation: Department of Neurobiology, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America

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  • Published: March 06, 2007
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pbio.0050061

About the Authors

Daniel A Butts, Patrick O Kanold, Carla J Shatz
Department of Neurobiology, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America

Corresponding Author

Email: dab2024@med.cornell.edu

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

CJS guided the project. DAB conceived and designed the experiments, performed the experiments, and analyzed the data. POK contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools. DAB wrote the paper.