Synaptic Stimulation of Motoneurons as a Local Process

Abstract

THREE lines of evidence justify the assumption that the initiation of an impulse by synaptic stimulation of a motoneuron is attributable to a process reaching threshold within a discrete zone of the soma, underneath a group of active synaptic knobs. (1) The soma of the motoneuron is electrically excitable and has a number of properties in common with… (More)

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@inproceedings{Lorente2004SynapticSO, title={Synaptic Stimulation of Motoneurons as a Local Process}, author={Rafael Lorente}, year={2004} }