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Research Article

Structural Homeostasis: Compensatory Adjustments of Dendritic Arbor Geometry in Response to Variations of Synaptic Input

  • Marco Tripodi mail,

    To whom correspondence should be addressed. E-mail: marco.tripodi@unibas.ch (MT); ml10006@cam.ac.uk (ML)

    Affiliation: Department of Zoology, University of Cambridge, Cambridge, United Kingdom

    ¤a Current address: Biozentrum, Department of Cell Biology, University of Basel, Basel, Switzerland; ¤b Institute Friedrich Miescher, Basel, Switzerland

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  • Jan Felix Evers,

    Affiliation: Department of Zoology, University of Cambridge, Cambridge, United Kingdom

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  • Alex Mauss,

    Affiliation: Department of Zoology, University of Cambridge, Cambridge, United Kingdom

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  • Michael Bate,

    Affiliation: Department of Zoology, University of Cambridge, Cambridge, United Kingdom

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  • Matthias Landgraf mail

    To whom correspondence should be addressed. E-mail: marco.tripodi@unibas.ch (MT); ml10006@cam.ac.uk (ML)

    Affiliation: Department of Zoology, University of Cambridge, Cambridge, United Kingdom

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  • Published: October 28, 2008
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pbio.0060260

About the Authors

Marco Tripodi, Jan Felix Evers, Alex Mauss, Michael Bate, Matthias Landgraf
Department of Zoology, University of Cambridge, Cambridge, United Kingdom

Corresponding Authors

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

MT, MB, and ML conceived and designed the experiments. MT performed the experiments. MT and JFE analyzed the data. JFE and AM contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools. MT, MB, and ML wrote the paper.