Relationship between the nerve action potential and transmitter release from sympathetic postganglionic nerve terminals

@article{Brock1987RelationshipBT,
  title={Relationship between the nerve action potential and transmitter release from sympathetic postganglionic nerve terminals},
  author={J. Brock and T. Cunnane},
  journal={Nature},
  year={1987},
  volume={326},
  pages={605-607}
}
  • J. Brock, T. Cunnane
  • Published 1987
  • Biology, Medicine
  • Nature
  • At the skeletal neuromuscular junction, electrophysiological methods have provided much useful information about the mechanisms involved in the release of transmitter1–3. At the autonomic neuroeffector junction it has not been possible to carry out similar studies4. Here we report a method of extracellular recording which allows simultaneous measurement of both the nerve action potential and transmitter release from postganglionic sympathetic nerve terminals. We have confirmed that release is… CONTINUE READING
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