Calcium and Neuromuscular Transmission

@inproceedings{Kloot1978CalciumAN,
  title={Calcium and Neuromuscular Transmission},
  author={W. Kloot},
  year={1978}
}
  • W. Kloot
  • Published 1978
  • Chemistry
  • The importance of Ca2+ in the release of ACh at the neuromuscular junction was shown by experiments of such lucid design and clever execution that they became instant classics (summarized by Katz, 1969). The general opinion is that depolarization of the nerve terminal opens a voltage-gated Ca2+ channel, Ca2+ enters the terminal to initiate quantal release which ends when the Ca2+ is sequestered or ejected from the terminal. This clear picture, naturally enough, hides uncertainties and… CONTINUE READING
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