Puromycin Effect on Memory Fixation in the Goldfish

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Science  13 Nov 1964:
Vol. 146, Issue 3646, pp. 952-953
DOI: 10.1126/science.146.3646.952


Puromycin injected intracranially into the goldfish produces impairment of memory for a shock-avoidance response. Intracranial injection of puromycin aminonucleoside, or of saline has no effect. Puromycin does not afject performance in naive or overtrained goldfish.