Chemical Nerve

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Discovery - Gap Junctions and The Electrical and Chemical Nerve Synapses
... occurrence of gap junctions in cell types other than nerve cells the term gap junction became more generally used than terms such as electrical synapse or nexus ... Another dimension in the relationship between nerve cells and gap junctions was revealed by studying chemical synapse formation and gap junction presence ... By tracing nerve development in leeches with gap junction expression suppressed it was shown that the bidirectional gap junction (electrical nerve synapse) needs to form between two cells before ...

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