EPSP summation

William Calvin wcalvin at hardy.u.washington.edu
Sun Apr 19 18:52:42 EST 1992


reynolds at park.bu.edu (John Reynolds) writes:


>What is the time scale of excitatory post-synaptic potential (epsp)
>summation?  If I stimulate a cell twice with a delay in between, how
>long of a delay (longest/shortest?) will lead to an increased firing
>rate following the second stimulation?
>--
>-------------------
>John Reynolds
>reynolds at cns.bu.edu

>	"Saru-mo Ki-kara Otiru" == Even monkeys fall from trees.

Just assume a simple exponential with time constant in the 5-10 msec
range; see the book by Segev if you want real detail.
    William H. Calvin   WCalvin at U.Washington.edu
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