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Volume 2012 (2012), Article ID 250421, 10 pages
IGF-1 Restores Visual Cortex Plasticity in Adult Life by Reducing Local GABA Levels
1Laboratory of Neurobiology, Scuola Normale Superiore, Piazza dei Cavalieri 7, 56100 Pisa, Italy
2Institute of Neuroscience, CNR, Via Moruzzi 1, 56100 Pisa, Italy
3Neuroscience Centre, University of Helsinki, 00014 Helsinki, Finland
Received 10 February 2012; Accepted 1 April 2012
Academic Editor: Małgorzata Kossut
Copyright © 2012 José Fernando Maya-Vetencourt et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.
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