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Model of interaction at chemical synapses

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A simple, quasi-static model for convergence between afferent flows of influences at the neuronal membrane is presented. Interaction between afferent flows reaching chemical synapses of different types is examined. It was found that the pattern of this interaction diverges from algebraic summation of separate effects. The mechanism underlying action between internal negative feedbacks constitutes the basis for this phenomenon.

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Institute of Chemical Physics, Academy of Sciences of the USSR, Moscow. Translated from Neirofiziologiya, Vol. 20, No. 4, pp. 503–509, July–August, 1988.

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Polyakov, A.M. Model of interaction at chemical synapses. Neurophysiology 20, 373–378 (1988). https://doi.org/10.1007/BF02198446

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  • Negative Feedback
  • Separate Effect
  • Neuronal Membrane
  • Chemical Synapse
  • Algebraic Summation