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Synaptic transmission and transporters
 

Summary: Synaptic transmission
and transporters
Ji-in Choi
January 30, 2012
BIOS 586
Monday, January 30, 2012
Synapses
Electrical synapses
Presynaptic and postsynaptic cells
connected by gap junction where the
electrical current passes
voltage changes in the presynaptic cell
induces voltage changes in the
postsynaptic cell
rapid transfer of signals between cells
found mainly in invertebrates and lower vertebrates
Chemical synapses
Chemical released by presynaptic cells
bind to receptors on postsynaptic cells
neurotransmitters either initiate an

  

Source: Alford, Simon - Department of Biological Sciences, University of Illinois at Chicago

 

Collections: Biology and Medicine