Chemical synapse

Known as: chemical synapses 
A synapse in which an action potential causes the exocytosis of neurotransmitter from the presynaptic cell, which diffuses across the synaptic cleft… (More)
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2015
Review
2015
Synaptic transmission via chemical synapses is dynamic, i.e., the strength of postsynaptic responses may change considerably in… (More)
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2009
Highly Cited
2009
Neurons in the mammalian neocortex are organized into functional columns. Within a column, highly specific synaptic connections… (More)
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2004
Highly Cited
2004
Electrical and chemical synapses exist within the same networks of inhibitory cells, and each kind of synapse is known to be able… (More)
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2003
Highly Cited
2003
Normal operations of the neocortex depend critically on several types of inhibitory interneurons, but the specific function of… (More)
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2002
Highly Cited
2002
Networks of gamma-aminobutyric acid (GABA)ergic interneurons connected via electrical and chemical synapses are thought to play… (More)
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2001
Highly Cited
2001
The development of chemical synapses is regulated by interactions between pre- and postsynaptic cells. At the vertebrate skeletal… (More)
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1999
Highly Cited
1999
Inhibitory interneurons are critical to sensory transformations, plasticity and synchronous activity in the neocortex. There are… (More)
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1998
Highly Cited
1998
We derive experimentally based estimates of the energy used by neural mechanisms to code known quantities of information… (More)
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1986
Highly Cited
1986
The structure and connectivity of the nervous system of the nematode Caenorhabditis elegans has been deduced from reconstructions… (More)
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1982
Highly Cited
1982
Extracellular field potential and intracellular recordings from neurons in rat hippocampus show that, even with synaptic… (More)
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