101_11AI_excitation+_+inhibition - input or synaptic input...

Info iconThis preview shows page 1. Sign up to view the full content.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
EXCITATION by a sensory input or synaptic input. if triggering event increases P Na (or possibly P Ca ), cell will depolarize & this increases chance that a spike will occur. INHIBITION by a sensory
Background image of page 1
This is the end of the preview. Sign up to access the rest of the document.

Unformatted text preview: input or synaptic input. if an input increases P K . cell will hyperpolarize & this increases chance that a spike will not occur. alternatively, decreasing P Na can also inhibit cells....
View Full Document

This note was uploaded on 07/09/2011 for the course NPB 101 taught by Professor Fuller,charles/goldberg,jack during the Winter '08 term at UC Davis.

Ask a homework question - tutors are online