Voltage Dependent Conductances in Cultured Cockroach Neurones
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Experimental and Clinical Neuroscience
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Neurones from the central nervous system of the american cockroach, Periplaneta americana can be kept in culture for several months. After a few days in culture, the neurones show growing cones which soon develop into fine neurites which connect the different cells and form a complicated network after a week or two (Beadle et al., 1982). This morphological differentiation is accompanied with a physiological differentiation of the cell membrane. In this paper we shall summarize what is known so far of the voltage-dependent conductances.
KeywordsCurrent Noise Potassium Conductance Slow Conductance Physiological Differentiation Dependent Conductance
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