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Research Article

An Improved Test for Detecting Multiplicative Homeostatic Synaptic Scaling

  • Jimok Kim mail,

    jimkim@georgiahealth.edu

    Affiliations: Institute of Molecular Medicine and Genetics, Graduate Program in Neuroscience and Department of Neurology, Georgia Health Sciences University, Augusta, Georgia, United States of America, Department of Molecular and Cellular Physiology, Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, California, United States of America, Department of Physiology, Psychiatry and Program in Neuroscience, University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland, United States of America

    Current address: Institute of Molecular Medicine and Genetics, Georgia Health Sciences University, Augusta, Georgia, United States of America

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  • Richard W. Tsien,

    Affiliation: Department of Molecular and Cellular Physiology, Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, California, United States of America

    Current address: New York University Institute of Neuroscience, New York University, New York, New York, United States of America

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  • Bradley E. Alger

    Affiliation: Department of Physiology, Psychiatry and Program in Neuroscience, University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland, United States of America

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  • Published: May 17, 2012
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0037364

About the Authors

Jimok Kim
Institute of Molecular Medicine and Genetics, Graduate Program in Neuroscience and Department of Neurology, Georgia Health Sciences University, Augusta, Georgia, United States of America
Jimok Kim, Richard W. Tsien
Department of Molecular and Cellular Physiology, Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, California, United States of America
Jimok Kim, Bradley E. Alger
Department of Physiology, Psychiatry and Program in Neuroscience, University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland, United States of America

Corresponding Author

Email: jimkim@georgiahealth.edu

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: JK RWT BEA. Performed the experiments: JK. Analyzed the data: JK RWT BEA. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: JK RWT BEA. Wrote the paper: JK RWT BEA.