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Jul 24, 2022

How Neurons Build and Maintain Their Capacity to Communicate

Posted by in category: neuroscience

Summary: Researchers reveal how neurons set up and sustain the vital infrastructure that allows for seamless neurotransmission.

Source: picower institute for learning and memory.

The nervous system works because neurons communicate across connections called synapses. They “talk” when calcium ions flow through channels into “active zones” that are loaded with vesicles carrying molecular messages.

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