In the Central Nervous System (CNS)
Type of Potentials
Among these synapses on a single neuron, some get excited when others get inhibited. In the excitatory synapse, neurotransmitter is released which then causes a small depolarisation within the postsynaptic membrane, naming: excitatory postsynaptic potential (EPSP).
- ↑ Alberts, B., Johnson, A., Lewis, J., Raff, M., Roberts, K., and Watson, J.(2005), Molecular Biology of the Cell, 5th edn, Garland.