Q: dendrites/gates

Rick Craik "rick at " at icebergideas..com
Sat Mar 19 10:49:09 EST 2005


"Matthew Kirkcaldie" <m.kirkcaldie-remove at unsw.edu.au> wrote in message
news:m.kirkcaldie-remove-20D280.19451519032005 at un-2park-reader-02.sydney.pipenetworks.com...
> In article <1111189232.476510.133610 at o13g2000cwo.googlegroups.com>,
>  "JGCASEY" <jgkjcasey at yahoo.com.au> wrote:
>
> > Electrochemical pulses only move along the axon in
> > one direction as far as I know.
>
> Generally yes, but dendrites carry signals in both directions - to the
> cell body, and from the cell body to the dendrite tips.  That's one of
> the big determinants of which signals have the most influence.
>
>       Cheers, MK.

    He says "axon", you say "dendrites"?

Regards,
Rick





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