Molecular correlates of spontaneous activity in non-human primates

Amanda C. Mitchell, Georgina Aldridge, Shawn Kohler, Greg Stanton, Elinor Sullivan, Krassimira Garbett, Gabor Faludi, Károly Mirnics, Judy L. Cameron, William Greenough

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    In our monkey model, cortical ARC and BDNF expressions were strongly correlated with spontaneous physical activity. The expressions of ARC and BDNF were inversely correlated with serum CRP levels, suggesting that CRP could be a putative peripheral marker of brain resiliency.

    Original languageEnglish (US)
    Pages (from-to)1353-1358
    Number of pages6
    JournalJournal of Neural Transmission
    Issue number12
    StatePublished - Dec 2010


    • ARC
    • BDNF
    • CRP
    • Gene expression
    • Motor cortex
    • Physical activity

    ASJC Scopus subject areas

    • Neurology
    • Clinical Neurology
    • Psychiatry and Mental health
    • Biological Psychiatry


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