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Physiology of Excitable Membranes - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9780080268163, 9781483146928

Physiology of Excitable Membranes

1st Edition

Proceedings of the 28th International Congress of Physiological Sciences, Budapest, 1980

Editors: J. Salánki H. Meves N. Chalazonitis
eBook ISBN: 9781483146928
Imprint: Pergamon
Published Date: 1st January 1981
Page Count: 370
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Physiology of Excitable Membranes contains plenary lecture and most of the papers presented at five symposia of the Section ""General Cell Physiology"" at the 28th International Congress of Physiological Sciences. Organized into 44 chapters, this book begins with a discussion on the ionic mechanisms of excitability of nerve cells. Subsequent chapters focus on charge movement in nerve membrane; calcium electrogenesis; optical changes during electrogenesis; synaptic transmission and modulation; and transmission in autonomic ganglia.

Table of Contents



Ionic Mechanisms of Excitability of Nerve Cells

Charge Movement in Nerve Membrane

Charge Movement in Nerve Membrane. Chairman's Introduction

Sodium Channels and their Gating Current

Components of the Asymmetry Current in the Squid Giant Axon

Isotope Effects on Ionic Currents and Intramembrane Charge Movements in Myxicola Axons: Implications for Models of Sodium Channel Gating

Block of Sodium Channels by Internally Applied Drugs: Two Receptors for Tertiary and Quaternary Amine Compounds?

Fluctuation Experiments on Sodium Channels of Nerve

Effects of Oenanthotoxin on Sodium Current and Intramembrane Charge Movement in Frog Node of Ranvier

Drug-Induced Blockage of Gating and Sodium Currents in Myelinated Nerve

Charge Movement in Nerve Membrane. Concluding Remarks

Calcium Electrogenesis

Membrane-Potential Dependent Ca Channels

Activation and Inactivation of the Calcium Channel

Three Distinct Effects Mediated by Calcium Ions on Electrical Membrane Properties of Helix Neurons

Calcium Pumps and Electrogenesis

The Calcium Current of a Vertebrate Neurone

Alteration of Na and Ca Spikes Induced by Cytochalasin B and Colchicine in Tissue-Cultured Nerve Cells of Adult Mammals

Calcium Independence of Slow Currents Underlying Spike Frequency Adaptation

Calcium Electrogenesis. Concluding Remarks

Optical Changes during Electrogenesis

Introduction on Optical Changes in Neuronal Electrogenesis Related to Some Aspects of Macromolecular Motion

Optical Changes during Electrogenesis

Optical Monitoring of Membrane Potential: Simultaneous Detection of Activity in Many Neurons

Optical and Thermal Changes during Electrogenesis

Optical Changes in Unmyelinated Nerve during and after Abnormal Electrogenesis

Studies on Fluidity Dependent Fluorescent Probes Embedded in Nerve Membranes

Modeling of Light-Induced Birefringence Changes in Photoreceptor Outer Segments

Effects of Intracellular Free Ca2+ on Electric Membrane Properties: A Study with Arsenazo III on Helix Neurons

Resting Birefringence Increase Related to Tubule and Membrane Alterations Induced by Epileptogenic Molecules or Temperature

Optical Changes during Electrogenesis. Concluding Remarks

Synaptic Transmission and Modulation

Nonsynaptic Interneuronal Communication

Subclassification of Alpha-Adrenoceptors in Alpha1 and Alpha2 Subcategories: Physiological and Pharmacological Implications

Is the Alpha-Adrenoceptor Mediated Inhibition of Noradrenaline Secretion a Negative Feedback Control in the Strict Sense?

Transsynaptic Control of the Release of Noradrenaline and Acetylcholine by Prostaglandin E2 and Adenosine

Kinetic Analysis of Modulating Influences on Labelled Transmitter Release

Noradrenergic and Serotonergic Regulation of Cholinergic Activity in the Rat Hippocampus

Concluding Remarks on the Symposium Neurochemical Transmission-Modulation

Transmission in Autonomic Ganglia

Introductory Remarks: New Approaches in the Study of Transmission in Autonomic Ganglia

Long-Lasting Modulation of Slow-Excitatory-Postsynaptic-Potential (s-EPSP), by Catecholamines

Modulation of Non-Nicotinic Stimulants-Induced Stimulus-Bound Decremental Oscillatory Potentials by Isoprenaline, Tetanic Stimulation and Leu-Enkephalin in Cat Sympathetic Ganglion

The Non-Cholinergic Excitatory Transmission in Sympathetic Ganglia

Effects of Some Ganglion-Blocking Agents on Fast Excitatory Postsynaptic Currents in Mammalian Sympathetic Ganglion Neurones

Influence of Prostaglandins of E Type on Synaptic Transmission of the Guinea-Pig Superior Cervical Ganglion

Mammalian Parasympathetic Ganglia Fire Spontaneous Action Potentials and Transmit Slow Synaptic Potentials

IPSP Reversal: Evidence for Increased Potassium Conductance Combined with Decreased Sodium Conductance

Transmission in Autonomic Ganglia. Concluding Remarks



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N. Chalazonitis

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