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Unformatted text preview: V-gated Ca2+ channel Ca2+ influx exocytosis of neurotransmitter Neurotransmitter ligand-gated receptor ion channel opening or closing EPSP(excitatory postsynaptic potential) or IPSP(inhibitory postsynaptic potential) Neurotransmitter breakdown (ex. AchE ) C. Synaptic integration – many EPSP and IPSP are integrated into axon hillock where action potential initiates. Spatial summation : ex. 2 different EPSP or IPSP Temporal summation : different frequency of EPSP Fig. 7.33 and 7.34...
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This note was uploaded on 04/10/2009 for the course MCB 57703 taught by Professor Machen during the Fall '08 term at University of California, Berkeley.
- Fall '08