Postsynaptic potentials

Glutamate release after an action potential. Resulting post-synaptic potentials in a biophysically realistic situation. Speaker: Carl Petersen.

By EPFL
Published Feb, 2016

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Topics covered:

  • Glutamatergic excitatory postsynaptic potentials
  • Excitatory post-synaptic currents (EPSCs)
  • Excitatory post-synaptic potentials (EPSPs)
  • EPSPs vs EPSCs
  • Post-synaptic voltage-dependence of EPSPs
  • Temporal and spatial summation of post-synaptic potentials