Number of presynaptic calcium channels open for each vesicle that is released

Value 60 Unitless
Organism Rat Rattus norvegicus
Reference Borst, J.G.G. & Sakmann, B.Calcium influx and transmitter release in a fast CNS synapse. Nature 383, 431-434 (1996)PubMed ID8837774
Method a calyx-type synapse in the rat medial nucleus of the trapezoid body was examined. The quantal content of postsynaptic currents with the presynaptic calcium current that flows during an action potential were compared
Entered by Uri M
ID 103550