question: job of a neuron

Wolfram remove_this!helbrecht at
Wed Sep 5 04:36:58 EST 2001

"Mark Zarella" <markzarella at> wrote:

> Perhaps the easiest way of descibing its job rather than the "how" part is
> to say that it simply transmits and transduces signals.  Your question seems
> to me to be akin to asking "what is the job of a copper wire in a XYZ
> circuit?"  The answer depends on that particular copper wire's relation to
> the other components.

The question's more like that: What is the job of a key? - It is
to open a lock.


best regards, 

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