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An Hyperpolarizing Event
• Could be efflux of a positive ion
• Could be influx of a negative ion
• Could be closing of an anionic channel Fig. 4-16, p. 106 Neuron-to-Neuron Communication:
Summation of inputs Fig. 4-17, p. 109 Neuron-to-Neuron Communication:
Chemicals involved in the chemical synapse: • All neurotransmitters
bind to multiple types of
• The direction of the
response in the postsynaptic cell (excitation
or inhibition) is dictated
by the activity of the
receptor, not the
• Circuitry also affects
the direction and
magnitude of the
response. Neuron-to-Neuron Communication:
Variety of connections Fig. 4-18, p. 111 Neuron-to-Neuron Communication:
The Electrical Synapse Fig. 3-6, p. 60...
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This note was uploaded on 09/28/2012 for the course NPB 101 taught by Professor Fuller,charles/goldberg,jack during the Spring '08 term at UC Davis.
- Spring '08