Purkinje cell

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a large densely branching neuron that is the characteristic cell of the cerebellar cortex

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The Baylor researchers said this alcohol-induced reduction of spontaneous Purkinje neuron firing rates in adults could explain the greater sensitivity to alcohol's motor impairing effects in adults compared to adolescents.
The nuclear DNA base 5-hydroxymethylcytosine is present in Purkinje neurons and the brain.
Postnatal ethanol exposure blunts upregulation of GABAA receptor currents in Purkinje neurons.
In the study, Scheiffele's group demonstrated that these mossy fiber inputs often connect with Purkinje neurons during early brain development, in addition to granule cells.
NGF receptor immunoreactivity which was developed in the 3 layers of the cerebellar cortex in adult rats was decreased in the neuropil of the molecular layer and in the cytoplasm of Purkinje neurons of rats of 24 months.