+ copy+Line Copy 7

University of California San Francisco

Give to UCSF
Advanced
14300 Results in the UCSF News Center
Type of Article
Areas of Focus
Date of Publication
Health And Science Topics
Campus Topics

Long-Term Learning Requires New Nerve Insulation

For a conditioned response to become long-lasting requires brain cells to increase amounts of an insulating material called myelin, which may serve to reinforce and stabilize newly formed neural connections.

Microscopic image of myelin