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Category:GO:0048167 ! regulation of synaptic plasticity

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DAG for GO:0048167id: GO:0048167

name: regulation of synaptic plasticity
namespace: biological_process
def: "A process that modulates synaptic plasticity, the ability of synapses to change as circumstances require. They may alter function, such as increasing or decreasing their sensitivity, or they may increase or decrease in actual numbers." [GOC:dph, GOC:jid, GOC:tb, http://www.mercksource.com, PMID:11891290]
comment: Note that the syntax of the definition of the this term is different from the usual regulation syntax because it describes regulation of a trait rather than regulation of a process.
is_a: GO:0050804 ! modulation of chemical synaptic transmission
is_a: GO:0065008 ! regulation of biological quality


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