Excitatory postsynaptic potential

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An excitatory post-synaptic&nbsp;potential (EPSP) occurs when&nbsp;positive [[Ion|ions]] depolarise the post-synaptic membrane.&nbsp;EPSP is a graded potential, it increases the likelihood of a postsynaptic action potential occurring<ref>https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/books/NBK11117/</ref>.  
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An excitatory post-synaptic&nbsp;potential (EPSP) occurs when&nbsp;positive [[Ion|ions]] depolarise the post-synaptic membrane.&nbsp;EPSP is a graded potential, it increases the likelihood of a [[postsynaptic action potential|postsynaptic action potential]] occurring<ref>https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/books/NBK11117/</ref>.<br>
  
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An excitatory post-synaptic potential (EPSP) occurs when positive ions depolarise the post-synaptic membrane. EPSP is a graded potential, it increases the likelihood of a postsynaptic action potential occurring[1].

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  1. https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/books/NBK11117/
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