Synaptic transmission

Synaptic transmission and neurotransmitters. Speaker: Carl Petersen.

By EPFL
Published Feb, 2016

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Description

Topics covered:

  • Introduction to synapses and chemical transmission
  • Overview of the most common neurotransmitters
  • Post-synaptic potentials
  • Excitatory and inhibitory synapses
  • Ionotropic receptors
  • Electrical synapses (gap junctions)
  • Volume transmission
  • Dendritic release of neurotransmitters