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MICROCIRCUITS Report Summary

Project ID: QLG3-CT-2001-01241
Funded under: FP5-LIFE QUALITY
Country: Switzerland

Types of synaptic transmission of importance at the microcircuit level

The significance of the following synaptic characteristics for the operation of microcircuits will be detailed:

Depressing, and facilitating synapses - fast synaptic interaction, gap junctions at soma-dendritic and axonal levels, slow synaptic transmission, retrograde dendro-synaptic modulation, paracrinic mechanisms and spill over.

Reported by

Brain Mind Institute
EPFL - Ecublens, AA-B
CH-1005 Lausanne
Switzerland
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