It is believed that signal transmission between neurons can be realized by chemical and/or electrical synapse
coupling, while Volman et al.
There are two types of synapses: electrical synapse
and chemical synapse.
In general, the exchange of information between the billions of neurons that make up the neuronal forest takes place through two types of highly specialised structures: chemical synapses (the majority) and so-called gap junctions (a substrate of one class of electrical synapse
Electrical synapse formation disrupts calcium-dependent exocytosis, but not vesicle mobilization.
We should point out that neuron B19 is known to form electrical synapses both ipsi-and contralaterally with other motor neurons in the buccal ganglia, and these connections have been well documented (Kater, 1974; Kaneko etal., 1978; Haydon and Kater, 1988; Szabo et al., 2004).
The regeneration of buccal neurons often involves the formation of transient and novel electrical connections (Bulloch and Kater, 1981; Hadley et al., 1982) and the transient increase in coupling of extant electrical synapses between buccal neurons (Murphy et al., 1983).
Selective formation and modulation of electrical synapses between cultured Aplysia neurons.
There are two different types of synapses: electrical synapses
and chemical synapses .
Producing a twenty-one gun salute of electrical synapses
They act as simple electrical synapses, and also synchronize and regulate a broad range of cellular activities.
Although there is abundant evidence that the electrical synapses formed by gap junctions affect every aspect of retinal function, relatively little is known about the connexins mediating these effects.