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Current Topics in Pharmacology
Phcol 514
12:30 PM, Wednesday, May 21, 2003
Room T-473 HSC


Speaker: Todd Scheuer
Topic: Fleeting Memories: Short-Term Synaptic Facilitation and Its Control by Intracellular Calcium

References:

  1. Maria Blatow, Antonio Caputi, Nail Burnashev, Hannah Monyer, and Andrei Rozov. Ca2+ buffer saturation underlies paired pulse facilitation in calbindin-d28k-containing terminals. Neuron. April 10, 2003; 38(1): 79-88.

  2. Felix Felmy, Erwin Neher, and Ralf Schneggenburger. Probing the intracellular calcium sensitivity of transmitter release during synaptic facilitation. Neuron. May 6, 2003; 37(5): 801-811.

  3. A. Rozov, N. Burnashev, B. Sakmann, and E. Neher. Transmitter release modulation by intracellular Ca2+ buffers in facilitating and depressing nerve terminals of pyramidal cells in layer 2/3 of the rat neocortex indicates a target cell-specific difference in presynaptic calcium dynamics. J Physiol. March 15, 2001; 531(pt 3), 807-826.

  4. Ralf Schneggenburger and Erwin Neher. Intracellular calcium dependence of transmitter release rates at a fast central synapse. Nature. August 24, 2000; 406(6798): 889-893.

Reviews:
  1. Robert S. Zucker and Wade G. Regehr. Short-term synaptic plasticity. Annu Rev Physiol. 2002; 64: 355-405.

  2. Erwin Neher. Vesicle pools and Ca2+ microdomains: new tools for understanding their roles in neurotransmitter release. Neuron. March 1998; 20(3): 389-399.


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