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Calcium Neuronal Function and Transmitter Release : Topics in the Neurosciences - R. Rahamimoff

Calcium Neuronal Function and Transmitter Release

Topics in the Neurosciences

By: R. Rahamimoff (Editor), Bernard S. Katz (Editor)

Hardcover Published: December 2009
ISBN: 9780898387919
Number Of Pages: 612

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Proceedings of Symposium on Calcium, Neuronal Function and Transmitter Release, held at International Union of Physiological Sciences, August 28-31, 1984

Section 1 Calcium Channels, Transporters & Calcium Regulated Channels.- Effects of Temperature on Single Channel and Whole Cell Ca Currents.- A Channel View at Ca Inactivation.- Modulation Of Calcium Channels In Cardiac Cells By Neurotransmitters.- Some Properties of Calcium Current in Mouse Motor Endings.- Molecular Properties of Isolated Ca2+ Transport Systems from Nerve Terminals.- Calcium-Activated Potassium Channels in Presynaptic Nerve Terminals.- Histamine as a Putative Transmitter of Presynaptic Inhibition: Effect onto the Ca Channel in Aplysia Neurons.- Persistent Inactivation of Potassium Currents by Elevation of Intracellular Calcium.- Section 2 Calcium & Transmitter Release.- Some Consequences of Intracellular Calcium Binding on Phasic Synaptic Transmitter Release.- Calcium Cooperativity in Calcium Entry and Calcium Action, and its Implications with Regard to Facilitation, at the Mouse Motor Nerve Terminal.- Resting Calcium Levels and Evoked Release at the Neuromuscular Junction.- Serendiptic Modulation of Transmitter Release: Extracellular Calcium Inhomogeneity.- Calcium Independent Quantal Transmitter Release at the Neuromuscular Junction.- On The Voltage Dependence of Neurotransmitter Release.- A Possible Involvement of the Na-Ca Exchanger in Regulation of Transmitter Release at the Frog Neuromuscular Junction.- Section 3 Calcium & Exocytosis.- Optical Studies of Excitation and Secretion in Vertebrate Nerve Terminals.- Physiological Bases for Differing Synaptic Efficacy in Frog Neuromuscular Junctions.- Neurotransmitter Release from Pc12 Cells.- Sub-Mepps, Skew-Mepps and the Subunit Hypothesis of Quantal Transmitter Release At The Neuromuscular Junction.- Frequency of Miniature End Plate Potentials Determined by an Extension of Campbell's Theorem.- Markers for Membrane Components to Study "Recycling" at Neuromuscular Junctions.- The Role of Calcium In Triggering the Release of Transmitter at the Vertebrate Neuromuscular Junction. an Analysis of the Effects of Drugs.- Modulation of Presynaptic Transmitter Release by ATP Derived from Postsynaptic Sources.- Regulation of Voltage-Sensitive Calcium Channels in Brain by Micromolar Affinity Benzodiazepine Receptors.- Section 4 Calcium Dependent Mechanisms.- The Mechanism of Bursting in Aplysia Pacemaker Neurons.- A Parametric Study of the Neuromuscular Junction During Ontogenesis and Under Different External Conditions.- Phenytoin, Transmitter Release and Calcium Flux.- Currents in the Synaptic Terminals of Barnacle Photoreceptors.- Calcium Channels Formation and Modulation in Secreting Basophils and Mast Cells.- Initial Characterization of the Calcium Channel Activated by the Crosslinking of the Receptors for Immunoglobulin E*.- Sequence of Development of Ionic Channels During Mouse Neuronal Differentiation: a Patch-Clamp Study.- Free Communications.- Calcium Currents and Potassium Conductance Changes Explain Low-Dose Sedative Drug Actions in Mammalian Hippocampal Neurons.- Interaction Between Corticosteroids and Presynaptic-Acting Toxins From Snake Venoms in Rat Phrenic Nerve Terminals.- Fluctuation Analysis Applied to Nonstationary Biological Processes.- Calcium Independent Depletion of Quanta and Synaptic Vesicles Induced by Ouabain.- Calmodulin Inhibitors and Transmitter Release at the Frog Neuromuscular Junction.- Studies on the Mechanism of the Inhibitory Action of Verapamil on Ca2+ Transport.- Manganese and Asynchronous Transmitter Release at the Frog Neuromuscular Junction.- Several Potassium Conductances Modulate the Excitability of Frog Motor Nerve Terminals.- Electrophysiological Examination of Glucose Transport into Motor Nerve Terminals in Mature Adult and Aged Rats.- The Asymmetry of Glucose Transport in Nerve Terminals; Possible Role in the Etiology of Diabetic Neuropathy.- The Role of Peptides Released by Small Cell Carcinoma of the Lung on Neuromuscular Transmission: Calcitonin.- Biphasic Effect of Calcium on Tetanic Potentiation at the Frog Neuromuscular Junction.

ISBN: 9780898387919
ISBN-10: 0898387914
Series: Topics in the Neurosciences
Audience: Professional
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 612
Published: December 2009
Publisher: Kluwer Academic Publishers
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 23.5 x 15.5  x 3.4
Weight (kg): 2.37