Axon collaterals ?

Glen M. Sizemore gmsizemore2 at
Thu Dec 18 05:53:09 EST 2003

Isn't "excitatory" vs. "inhibitory" a function of the post-synaptic

"Matthew Kirkcaldie" <Matthew.Kirkcaldie at> wrote
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news:Matthew.Kirkcaldie-1A0D6C.11411717122003 at
> In article <Xns94539459E651FBilZ0rhotmailcom at>,
>  BilZ0r <BilZ0r at> wrote:
> > Yes, its very common. Just often another way a cell mediates negative
> > feedback.
> Why would an autapse from an excitatory neuron constitute "negative
> feedback"?  It would be a positive feedback loop if anything.
>          Matthew.

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