Vasopressin produces long-lasting increase in transmitter release

Muhammad Abdul-Ghani, Halina Meiri, Rami Rahamimoff

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Abstract

Arginine-vasopressin has a widespread distribution in the nervous system, and has been implicated in cellular and behavioral functions. Its effect on the neuromuscular synapse reveals that it produces long-lasting augmentation in synaptic transmission due to an increase in spontaneous and nerve stimulation evoked quantal transmitter release. No significant postsynaptic effect was detected.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)355-357
Number of pages3
JournalBrain Research
Volume515
Issue number1-2
DOIs
StatePublished - May 7 1990
Externally publishedYes

Keywords

  • Acetylcholine
  • Neuromuscular junction
  • Neuropeptide
  • Synaptic regulation
  • Transmitter release
  • Vasopressin

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Neuroscience(all)
  • Molecular Biology
  • Clinical Neurology
  • Developmental Biology

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