Mechanism of Nerve-Impulse Transmission at a Crayfish Synapse

@article{Furshpan1957MechanismON,
  title={Mechanism of Nerve-Impulse Transmission at a Crayfish Synapse},
  author={E. J. Furshpan and Douglas D. Potter},
  journal={Nature},
  year={1957},
  volume={180},
  pages={342-343}
}
MICROELECTRODES have been inserted into both pre- and post-junctional elements of certain one-way synapses in the abdominal nerve-cord of the crayfish (Astacus fluviatilis). The pre-synaptic fibres are giant axons (lateral and medial) which run through the length of the cord. The post-fibre is, in each case, the largest of the motor axons which leave the ganglion in the third root. Fig. 1 shows an example of nerve-impulse transmission across such a synapse. The pre-junctional axon was… 

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