Connexin‐36 gap junctions mediate electrical coupling between ventral tegmental area GABA neurons

@article{Allison2006Connexin36GJ,
  title={Connexin‐36 gap junctions mediate electrical coupling between ventral tegmental area GABA neurons},
  author={David W. Allison and Allison J Ohran and Sarah H. Stobbs and Manuel Mameli and C F Valenzuela and Sterling N. Sudweeks and Andrew P. Ray and Steven J. Henriksen and Scott C. Steffensen},
  journal={Synapse},
  year={2006},
  volume={60}
}
Communication between neurons in the mammalian brain is primarily through chemical synapses; however, evidence is accumulating in support of electrical synaptic transmission between some neuronal types in the mature nervous system. The authors have recently demonstrated that the gap junction (GJ) blocker quinidine suppresses stimulus‐induced and dopamine‐evoked coupling of gamma amino butyric acid (GABA) neurons in the ventral tegmental area (VTA) of mature rats (Stobbs et al., 2004 ). The aim… Expand
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