Astrocyte steady-state input resistance

Range 560 to 222 MΩ
Organism Mammals
Reference Attwell D, Laughlin SB. An energy budget for signaling in the grey matter of the brain. J Cereb Blood Flow Metab. 2001 Oct21(10):1133-45. p.1136 right column 3rd paragraphPubMed ID11598490
Primary Source 1) Clark BA, Mobbs P. Voltage-gated currents in rabbit retinal astrocytes. Eur J Neurosci. 1994 Sep 1 6(9):1406-14 AND (2) Bordey A, Sontheimer H. Postnatal development of ionic currents in rat hippocampal astrocytes in situ. J Neurophysiol. 1997 Jul78(1):461-77.PubMed ID8000565, 9242294
Comments "Astrocyte steady-state input resistances range from 560MO (probably single cells (primary source (1))) to 222MO (possibly reduced by gap junctions with other cells (primary source (2)))."
Entered by Uri M
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