Inhibition by sodium bromide of synaptic potentiation and calcium accumulation in the superior cervical ganglion of rat.

A. Párducz, J. Toldi, F. Joó, J. R. Wolff

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Abstract

Electrophysiological data show that sodium bromide (NaBr) inhibits the development of the post-tetanic potentiation in superior cervical ganglia of rat. NaBr treatment also prevented the accumulation of calcium in synaptic vesicles and dendritic vacuoles otherwise seen for some minutes after a tetanizing stimulation. These observations support the notion that the calcium ions entering into pre- and postsynaptic elements play an important role in the genesis of synaptic potentiation.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)221-228
Number of pages8
JournalActa biologica Hungarica
Volume40
Issue number3
Publication statusPublished - 1989

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  • Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology(all)
  • Environmental Science(all)
  • Neurology

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