Excitatory postsynaptic potential

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An excitatory postsynaptic potential (EPSP) occurs when possitive ions depolarise the postsynaptic membrane.
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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|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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Latest revision as of 22:57, 15 November 2018

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].

References  

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