• Switches in the Brain? A Potential Mechanism for Long-term Memory Storage

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      We forget often. But some memories last a lifetime. Thismeans that our brain is capable of protecting memories foryears. This is a remarkable feat given that the biochemicalhardware involved in creating new memories is a hostile placefor its storage. What are the challenges involved? And whattype of biochemical mechanisms may overcome them? Thisarticle explores a major hypothesis that molecular switchesmay be behind our remarkable ability to remember for a lifetime.

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      Dilawar Singh1

      1. Bhalla Lab, National Center for Biological Sciences, GKVK Campus, Bellary Road, Bengaluru 560 065.
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  • Resonance – Journal of Science Education | News

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