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Gap Junctions and the Notion of Electrical Coupling Between Axons

Roger D. Roger and Miles A. Whittington

in Cortical Oscillations in Health and Disease

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780195342796
eISBN:
9780199776276
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195342796.003.0009
Subject:
Neuroscience, Molecular and Cellular Systems, Development

Gap junctions are an evolutionarily ancient form of intercellular communication, present in a variety of tissues, and essential to life. A variety of types of experimental evidence indicates that gap ... More


Cortical Oscillations in Health and Disease

Roger Traub, MD and Miles Whittington, PhD

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780195342796
eISBN:
9780199776276
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195342796.001.0001
Subject:
Neuroscience, Molecular and Cellular Systems, Development

This book reviews a number of clinical neuropsychiatric conditions in which brain oscillations play an essential role. It discusses how the intrinsic properties of neurons, and the interactions ... More


Gap Junctions and Hemichannels

Bruce R. Ransom and Zu-Cheng Ye

in Neuroglia

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780195152227
eISBN:
9780199865024
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195152227.003.0013
Subject:
Neuroscience, Development, Disorders of the Nervous System

This chapter focuses on gap junctions and “half” gap junctions called hemichannels. The channels comprising a gap junction are large-diameter aqueous pores that extend from one cell, across the ... More


Very Fast Oscillations

Roger D. Roger and Miles A. Whittington

in Cortical Oscillations in Health and Disease

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780195342796
eISBN:
9780199776276
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195342796.003.0010
Subject:
Neuroscience, Molecular and Cellular Systems, Development

VFO occurs in in vitro models when chemical receptors are blocked. In particular, VFO does not require GABAA receptors, even though interneurons fire at high rates during in vivo very fast ... More


Persistent Gamma Oscillations

Roger D. Roger and Miles A. Whittington

in Cortical Oscillations in Health and Disease

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780195342796
eISBN:
9780199776276
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195342796.003.0012
Subject:
Neuroscience, Molecular and Cellular Systems, Development

Gamma oscillations can be elicited in hippocampal and neocortical slices, by carbachol and by kainate. Pyramidal neurons fire at low rates, but fast-spiking interneurons fire at near gamma rates. The ... More


Beta-2 Oscillations

Roger D. Roger and Miles A. Whittington

in Cortical Oscillations in Health and Disease

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780195342796
eISBN:
9780199776276
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195342796.003.0011
Subject:
Neuroscience, Molecular and Cellular Systems, Development

Neuromodulatory substances evoke beta2 oscillations in motor and secondary somatosensory cortex, that depend on gap junctions. In the latter case, the oscillations are only weakly dependent on ... More


Epilepsy

Roger D. Roger and Miles A. Whittington

in Cortical Oscillations in Health and Disease

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780195342796
eISBN:
9780199776276
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195342796.003.0004
Subject:
Neuroscience, Molecular and Cellular Systems, Development

Epilepsy can be viewed from inter-related clinical and electrical/cellular points of view. Before and during a so-called electrographic seizure, neuronal events become both highly correlated ... More


Cerebellar Ataxia

Roger D. Roger and Miles A. Whittington

in Cortical Oscillations in Health and Disease

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780195342796
eISBN:
9780199776276
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195342796.003.0007
Subject:
Neuroscience, Molecular and Cellular Systems, Development

Disease processes affecting the cerebellum and its connections, such as can occur in multiple sclerosis, often lead to lack of motor coordination, postural tremor, and tremor on directed movement; ... More


Neurotransmitter Signaling Before the Birth of Neurons

Jo J. Loturco and Arnold R. Kriegstein

in The Cortical Neuron

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780195083309
eISBN:
9780199847464
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195083309.003.0014
Subject:
Neuroscience, Molecular and Cellular Systems

Recent advances in cellular physiological techniques, particularly the development of in situ whole-cell patch-clamp recording, have permitted detailed physiological and pharmacological studies of ... More


NEURALIA

Claus Nielsen

in Animal Evolution: Interrelationships of the Living Phyla

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
December 2013
ISBN:
9780199606023
eISBN:
9780191774706
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199606023.003.0012
Subject:
Biology, Evolutionary Biology / Genetics, Animal Biology

The Neuralia (Cnidaria + Ctenophora + Bilateria) is a clade whose most conspicuous apomorphy is the presence of specialised communication cells, neurons with axons, electrical synapses known as gap ... More


What Are the Local Circuit Design Features Concerned with Coordinating Rhythms?

Miles A. Whittington, Nancy J. Kopell, and Roger D. Traub

in Dynamic Coordination in the Brain: From Neurons to Mind

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262014717
eISBN:
9780262289818
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262014717.003.0008
Subject:
Neuroscience, Research and Theory

This chapter discusses some of the basic features of neuronal circuits underlying the population rhythms that can be generated in very small areas of the cortex from slow waves up to extremely fast ... More


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