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Author Zucker, Robert S., (University of California, USA), speaker

Title Presynaptic plasticity / Robert S. Zucker
Published London : Henry Stewart Talks, 2014
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Description 1 online resource (1 streaming video file (54 min.) : color, sound)
Series Synapses, neurotransmitters and receptor channels, 2056-452X
Henry Stewart talks. Biomedical & life sciences collection. Synapses, neurotransmitters and receptor channels
Contents Contents: What is short-term synaptic plasticity? -- Use of quantal analysis to show that plasticity arises presynaptically -- Synaptic depression and the "Depletion Model" -- Relationship of depletion model parameters to binomial statistical parameters -- Refinements to the depletion hypothesis -- Origin of slow phases of depression -- Role of multiple vesicle pools -- Role of vesicle endocytosis -- Role for calcium in recovery -- Why depression is sometimes absent -- Other forms of depression -- Phases of synaptic enhancement: facilitation, augmentation, and potentiation -- Presynaptic electrical events in synaptic enhancement -- Calcium and the nonlinear summation single site hypothesis -- Kinetic components of calcium removal -- Multiple sites of calcium action -- Problems with identifying molecular mediators -- Candidate molecular mediators -- A comprehensive model of presynaptic plasticity -- Other forms of synaptic enhancement -- Computational roles of short-term synaptic plasticity -- Physiological roles of short-term synaptic plasticity
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Subject Calcium -- Physiological effect.
Neural transmission.
Neuroplasticity.
Synapses -- Physiology.
Calcium -- physiology.
Neuronal Plasticity -- physiology.
Neurons -- physiology.
Synapses -- physiology.
Synaptic Transmission.
Genre/Form Video recordings.
Form Streaming video