Rhythmic bursting in the pre-Bötzinger complex: mechanisms and models.

Abstract

The pre-Bötzinger complex (pre-BötC), a neural structure involved in respiratory rhythm generation, can generate rhythmic bursting activity in vitro that persists after blockade of synaptic inhibition. Experimental studies have identified two mechanisms potentially involved in this activity: one based on the persistent sodium current (INaP) and the other… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/B978-0-444-63274-6.00001-1

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