inhibitory postsynaptic potential

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inhibitory postsynaptic potential

[in′hib·ə·tȯr·ē pōst·sə′nap·tik pə′ten·chəl]
(neuroscience)
A transient, graded hyperpolarization of the postsynaptic membrane, mediated by a chemical neurotransmitter, in response to action potentials arriving at the endings of the presynaptic neurons.
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Inhibitory control was assessed using a common pencil-tapping task, in which the participant is instructed to tap a pencil on a desk twice when the experimenter taps once, and vice-versa, requiring the student to inhibit the impulse to imitate what the experimenter does and but do the opposite instead.
By merging this structure with another that produces excitatory neurons they could track migration of the inhibitory cells, which check excitatory neurons.
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High worry also predicted significantly better inhibitory control among individuals with both low and high depression scores (P = .
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The inhibitory potential of six tamoxifen analogues on CYP2J2-mediated activities were expressed as a percentage of the corresponding control values.
The inhibitory activity of each compound was determined as described in our previous study (Sarawek et al.
Regulation of macrophage migration inhibitory factor (MIF) expression by glucose and insulin in adipocytes in vitro.
In this method, the minimum and maximum inhibitory effects of the aqueous extract on staphylococcus aureus were at 10 and 80mg/ml consecutively and the inhibition zones for these concentrations were 16.
2,3,4-trihydroxy s ubs tituted analog 7 s howed a potent inhibitory activity among the s eries with an IC50 value of 28.
The students would also be able to gain new information about bacteria and its inhibitory effects not just from their lectures or laboratory works but also from this research.
We investigated the in vivo growth inhibitory effects of apigenin on androgen-sensitive human prostate carcinoma 22Rv1 tumor xenograft subcutaneously implanted in athymic male nude mice.