Dynamics of electrical transmission at club endings on the Mauthner cells

@article{Pereda2004DynamicsOE,
  title={Dynamics of electrical transmission at club endings on the Mauthner cells},
  author={A. Pereda and J. Rash and J. Nagy and M. Bennett},
  journal={Brain Research Reviews},
  year={2004},
  volume={47},
  pages={227-244}
}
Identifiable mixed electrical and chemical synapses on Mauthner cells, the club endings, have historically provided a window for the study of electrical transmission in vertebrates because of their accessibility for both physiological and ultrastructural characterization. Recent data show that electrical transmission at these terminals is mediated by connexin35 (Cx35), the fish ortholog of the mammalian neuronal gap junction protein, connexin36 (Cx36). While electrical synapses are still… Expand
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