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Membrane Properties and Neurotransmitter Actions

DAVID A. McCORMICK

in The Synaptic Organization of the Brain

Fifth edition

Published in print January 2004 | ISBN: 9780195159561
Published online May 2009 | e-ISBN: 9780199864447 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195159561.003.0002
 Membrane Properties and Neurotransmitter Actions

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This chapter provides a general overview of neuronal currents known to exist in brain cells, how they may be modulated by neurotransmitters, and how the interplay between the two can result in complicated patterns of activity in synaptic circuits.

Keywords: neural currents; brain cells; neurotransmitters; membranes; ionic currents; neuronal communication

Chapter.  17317 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Neuroscience

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