Periodic bursting of cultured cortical neurons in low magnesium: cellular and network mechanisms.

H. P. Robinson, K. Torimitsu, Y. Jimbo, Y. Kuroda, A. Kawana

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Abstract

The origin of the 0.1 Hz bursting of cultured rat cortical neurons in zero Mg2+ was studied by whole-cell recording, fluo-3 Ca2+ imaging, and multi-unit electrode array recording. A model is proposed in which spontaneous synaptic currents act as a random pacemaker.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)S125-130
JournalThe Japanese journal of physiology
Volume43 Suppl 1
Publication statusPublished - 1993
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Physiology

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