By Yan Yang, Wayne N. Frankel (auth.), Devin K. Binder, Helen E. Scharfman (eds.)
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Adhesion Receptors Are Involved in Multiple Forms of Plasticity Including Kindling Recently, it has become evident that integrin contributions to plasticity extend well beyond LTP and hippocampus. 133,134 Most directly relevant to the present review is evidence that integrin antagonists block the induction of seizure susceptibility as seen in a kindling model. Specifically, RGD peptides were infused into hippocampal slices for one hour prior to attempts to induce kindling with brief periods of high-frequency bursts of afferent stimulation.