Recent experiments have shown that cell bodies and dendrites of neurons can liberate transmitter molecules. In this discussion the mechanism of such release will be compared with that occurring in presynaptic terminals, glial cells and endocrine cells. A major focus will concern the way in which release from cell bodies influences essential functions of the central nervous system.
Attending this event
This event is intended for researchers in relevant fields and is free to attend. There are a limited number of places and registration is essential. An optional lunch is offered and should be booked during registration (all major credit cards accepted).
This meeting is immediately followed by a related, two-day satellite meeting, Present and future of the study of extrasynaptic neurotransmission at the Royal Society at Chicheley Hall, home of the Kavli Royal Society International Centre.
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