Differential organization of γ‐aminobutyric acid type A and glycine receptors in the somatic and dendritic compartments of rat abducens motoneurons

  title={Differential organization of $\gamma$‐aminobutyric acid type A and glycine receptors in the somatic and dendritic compartments of rat abducens motoneurons},
  author={Louis-Etienne Lorenzo and Micha{\"e}l Russier and Annick Barbe and Jean-Marc Fritschy and H{\'e}l{\`e}ne Bras},
  journal={Journal of Comparative Neurology},
Premotor inhibitory neurons responsible for the decrease in the firing discharge during fast or slow eye movements selectively target the cell bodies and the dendrites of abducens motoneurons. γ‐Aminobutyric acid (GABA) and glycine, the main inhibitory synaptic neurotransmitters in the central nervous system, act via glycine and GABAA receptors, assembled from various types of subunits, which determine the kinetics of the currents mediated. Therefore, our hypothesis was that the expression of… 

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