Synaptic

Synaptic may refer to:

  • Synapse, part of the nervous system
  • Synaptic (software), a Linux graphical package management program
  • Synaptics, a laptop touchpad manufacturer

Other articles related to "synaptic":

Synaptic Noise - Current Research
... that by first understanding channel noise, one might be able to more fully understand synaptic noise ... This prerequisite need is proposed since both channel and synaptic noise limit the reliability of responsiveness to stimuli in neurons, as well as both being voltage dependent ... To understand the future of synaptic noise research, it would be essential to discuss the work of Alain Destexhe, a Belgian doctor who has greatly studied the ...
Synaptic Noise - In The Hippocampus
... The significance of synaptic noise has become clear through ongoing research of the brain, specifically the hippocampus ... These oscillations can be partially composed of synaptic currents or synaptic noise ... There is recent evidence that supports the role of synaptic noise in the signal functions within the hippocampus, and therefore in memories, whether solidifying or interfering ...
Synaptic Noise - Causes - Background Activity
... Another cause of noise is due to the exocytosis of neurotransmitters from the synaptic terminals that provide input to a given neuron ... This unpredictability adds to the synaptic noise level ... Synaptic noise shows up as miniature postsynaptic current, which is observed without any presynaptic input ...
Summation (neurophysiology) - Background
... Much of today's knowledge of chemical synaptic transmission was gleaned from experiments analyzing the effects of acetylcholine release at neuromuscular junctions, also called end ... images of postsynaptic terminals revealed that these MEPPs were created by synaptic vesicles carrying neurotransmitters ... del Castillo, which attributes quantization of transmitter release to its association with synaptic vesicles ...
Synaptic Pharmacology
... Synaptic pharmacology is the study of drugs that act on the synapses ... Synaptic pharmacology Channel, Receptor, or Phenomenon Antagonist or Blocker adenosine DCPGX, ZM241385, anoxinine AMPA-R NBQX AMPA-R desensitization ...