Chapter 6. Neuronal–Glial Interactions

  1. Alexei Verkhratsky1 and
  2. Arthur Butt2

Published Online: 5 SEP 2007

DOI: 10.1002/9780470517796.ch6

Glial Neurobiology: A Textbook

Glial Neurobiology: A Textbook

How to Cite

Verkhratsky, A. and Butt, A. (2007) Neuronal–Glial Interactions, in Glial Neurobiology: A Textbook, John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470517796.ch6

Author Information

  1. 1

    University of Manchester, USA

  2. 2

    University of Portsmouth, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 5 SEP 2007
  2. Published Print: 22 JUN 2007

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470015643

Online ISBN: 9780470517796

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Keywords:

  • glial–synaptic relations;
  • Purkinje neurones/Bergmann glia pair;
  • synaptic organization - ‘tripartite synapse’;
  • neuronal–glial synapses;
  • long-term potentiation (LTP);
  • excitatory postsynaptic potentials (EPSPs);
  • Bergmann glial microdomain;
  • signalling from astrocytes to neurones;
  • oligodendrocyte-derived signals;
  • synaptic activation

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Close apposition of neurones and astroglia: the tripartite synapse

  • Neuronal–glial synapses

  • Signalling from neurones to astrocytes

  • Signalling from astrocytes to neurones

  • Signalling between oligodendrocytes and neurones

  • Signalling between Schwann cells and peripheral nerves and nerve endings