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Electrical and synaptic behavior of enteric neurons

Handbook of Physiology, The Gastrointestinal System, Motility and Circulation

  1. Jackie D. Wood

Published Online: 1 JAN 2011

DOI: 10.1002/cphy.cp060114

Comprehensive Physiology

Comprehensive Physiology

How to Cite

Wood, J. D. 2011. Electrical and synaptic behavior of enteric neurons. Comprehensive Physiology. 465–517.

Author Information

  1. Department of Physiology, College of Medicine, The Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 1 JAN 2011

Abstract

The sections in this article are:

  • 1
    Methods
    • 1.1
      Extracellular Recording
    • 1.2
      Intracellular Recording
    • 1.3
      Dissections
  • 2
    Extracellularly Recorded Electrical Activity
    • 2.1
      Classification of Units
    • 2.2
      Burst-Type Units
    • 2.3
      Mechanosensitive Neurons
    • 2.4
      Single-Spike Units
  • 3
    Intracellularly Recorded Electrical Activity
    • 3.1
      Histoanatomical Factors
    • 3.2
      Electrical Behavior of Neuronal Processes
  • 4
    Introduction to Electrical and Synaptic Behavior
    • 4.1
      Electrophysiological Classification
    • 4.2
      Electrical Behavior of Cell Bodies
  • 5
    Chemical Neurotransmission
    • 5.1
      Fast EPSPs
    • 5.2
      Slow EPSPs
    • 5.3
      Fast IPSPs
    • 5.4
      Slow IPSPs
    • 5.5
      Presynaptic Inhibition
    • 5.6
      Mechanisms and Significance
  • 6
    Denervation Effects