Skip navigation
Skip navigation

Membrane properties and spike generation in rat visual cortical cells during reversible cooling

Volgushev, M; Vidyasagar, T R; Chistiakova, Marina; Yousef, Tagrid; Eysel, Ulf

Description

1. We studied the effects of reversible cooling between 35 and 7 C on membrane properties and spike generation of cells in slices of rat visual cortex. 2. Cooling led to a depolarization of the neurones and an increase of the input resistance, thus bringing the cells closer to spiking threshold. Excitability, measured with intracellular current steps, increased with cooling. 3. Synaptic stimuli were most efficient in producing spikes at room temperature, but strong stimulation could evoke...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2000
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/90451
Source: Journal of Physiology

Download

File Description SizeFormat Image
01_Volgushev_Membrane_properties_and_spike_2000.pdf338.63 kBAdobe PDF    Request a copy


Items in Open Research are protected by copyright, with all rights reserved, unless otherwise indicated.

Updated:  20 July 2017/ Responsible Officer:  University Librarian/ Page Contact:  Library Systems & Web Coordinator