Intracellular Ca2+ dynamics during spontaneous and evoked activity of leech heart interneurons: low-threshold Ca currents and graded synaptic transmission.

@article{Ivanov2000IntracellularCD,
  title={Intracellular Ca2+ dynamics during spontaneous and evoked activity of leech heart interneurons: low-threshold Ca currents and graded synaptic transmission.},
  author={Andrei I. Ivanov and Ronald L. Calabrese},
  journal={The Journal of neuroscience : the official journal of the Society for Neuroscience},
  year={2000},
  volume={20 13},
  pages={4930-43}
}
In oscillatory neuronal networks that pace rhythmic behavior, Ca(2+) entry through voltage-gated Ca channels often supports bursting activity and mediates graded transmitter release. We monitored simultaneously membrane potential and/or ionic currents and changes of Ca fluorescence (using the fluorescence indicator Ca Orange) in spontaneously active and… CONTINUE READING