What are the orders of magnitude in synapses ?
elis f. stanley
elis at helix.nih.gov
Fri Sep 16 03:08:47 EST 1994
In article <357ffa$j7q at news.u.washington.edu> wcalvin at u.washington.edu (William Calvin) writes:
>>I'm looking for an order of magnitude or typical intervals (with references) on:
>> the number of postsynaptic receptors (in most of synapses);
>> the number of presynaptic vesicles;
>> the number of presynaptic vesicles activated by one action potential;
>> the number of transmitters released by one vesicle.
>Best job on that was at NMJ. Seems to me that Henry A. Lester (Cal Tech)
>had an article in Scientific American maybe ten years ago. See also his
>Physiological Reviews (or Ann Rev Physiol) article.
> William H. Calvin WCalvin at U.Washington.edu
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