Glutamate receptors

By EPFL
Published Feb, 2016

Glutamatergic transmission. Speaker: Carl Petersen.

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Glutamatergic excitatory synaptic transmission. Ionotropic glutamate receptors. AMPA and NMDA receptors. Measuring kinetics of ligand-gated ion channels. Current-voltage relationships for AMPA and NMDA receptors. Voltage-dependent magnesium block of NMDA receptors. AMPA receptor diversity and nomenclature. Kainate receptors. NMDA receptor diversity. Metabotropic glutamate receptors.