Synapse illustration with messenger molecules and neurons

Synapse illustration with messenger molecules and neurons

When a neuron fires a spike to a neighboring neuron, it releases chemical messengers that influence the charge balance of the receiving neuron. Credit: National Institute on Aging/National Institutes of Health

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Research, Biotechnology, Health, Bioengineering, Genetics, Life Sciences and Biology
Keywords
synapse, neuron, chemical messenger, action potential
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  • Created By: Ben Brumfield
  • Workflow Status: Published
  • Created On: Jan 31, 2018 - 12:42pm
  • Last Updated: Jan 31, 2018 - 12:42pm