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|Additional Physical Format:||Print version:
Eccles, John Carew.
Physiology of Synapses.
Burlington : Elsevier Science, ©1964
|Material Type:||Document, Internet resource|
|Document Type:||Internet Resource, Computer File|
|All Authors / Contributors:||
John Carew Eccles
|Notes:||Chapter 11: THE IONIC MECHANISM GENERATING THE INHIBITORY POSTSYNAPTIC POTENTIAL.|
|Description:||1 online resource (675 pages)|
|Contents:||Cover image; Title page; Table of Contents; Copyright; Dedication; PREFACE; ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS; SYMBOLS AND ABBREVIATIONS; Chapter 1: THE DEVELOPMENT OF IDEAS ON THE SYNAPSE; Publisher Summary; A The conflict between the neurone theory and the reticular theory; B Early developments in the functional concept of the synapse; C Transmission across the synapse, chemical or electrical?; Chapter 2: STRUCTURAL FEATURES OF CHEMICALLY TRANSMITTING SYNAPSES; Publisher Summary; A The vertebrate neuromuscular junction; B Synapses of the mammalian central nervous system; C Synapses of sympathetic ganglia. D Other types of chemically transmitting synapsesE Discussion; Chapter 3: PHYSIOLOGICAL PROPERTIES OF CHEMICALLY TRANSMITTING SYNAPSES IN THE RESTING STATE; Publisher Summary; A The electrical coupling across the synapse; B Spontaneous miniature postsynaptic potentials; Chapter 4: EXCITATORY POSTSYNAPTIC RESPONSES TO PRESYNAPTIC IMPULSES; Publisher Summary; A Synaptic delay; B Time courses of excitatory postsynaptic potentials (EPSPs and EPPs); C Ionic mechanism of EPSP and EPP; Chapter 5: EXCITATORY TRANSMITTER SUBSTANCES; Publisher Summary; A Metabolism of excitatory transmitter substances. B Action of excitatory transmitter substances on the subsynaptic membraneC Acetylcholine as an excitatory synaptic transmitter in the central nervous system; D Excitatory actions of acidic amino acids on neurones of the central nervous system; E Excitatory transmitter substances in invertebrates; Chapter 6: THE RELEASE OF TRANSMITTER BY PRESYNAPTIC IMPULSES; Publisher Summary; A Release of transmitter by single impulses; B Release of transmitter during repetitive synaptic activation; C Synaptic potentiation and depression subsequent to activation. Chapter 7: THE GENERATION OF IMPULSES BY THE EXCITATORY POSTSYNAPTIC POTENTIAL AND THE ENDPLATE POTENTIALPublisher Summary; A Generation of impulses by a single synchronous synaptic activation; B Accommodation and adaptation of neurones; C The generation of impulses by prolonged synaptic excitation; Chapter 8: THE PRESYNAPTIC TERMINALS OF CHEMICALLY TRANSMITTING SYNAPSES; Publisher Summary; A Physiological properties of presynaptic terminals; B Pharmacological properties of presynaptic terminals; Chapter 9: EXCITATORY SYNAPSES OPERATING BY ELECTRICAL TRANSMISSION; Publisher Summary. A Septal synapses of giant axonsB Synapses formed by electrically transmitting bridges between septate giant axons; C Synapses formed by electrically transmitting bridges between neurones; D Conjoint electrical and chemical transmission of the same synapse; E Electrically transmitting synapses designed for one-way transmission; F Discussion; Chapter 10: THE POSTSYNAPTIC ELECTRICAL EVENTS PRODUCED BY CHEMICALLY TRANSMITTING INHIBITORY SYNAPSES; Publisher Summary; A Time courses of inhibitory postsynaptic potentials; B Inhibition of impulse generation.|