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Axon collaterals ?

k p Collins kpaulc at [----------]earthlink.net
Mon Jan 5 03:43:13 EST 2004


"Matthew Kirkcaldie" <Matthew.Kirkcaldie at removethis.newcastle.edu.au> wrote
in message news:ec636932869132cab7262d3d3f0034c2 at news.teranews.com...
> [...]

> Show you how quickly the glial cells scavenge the glutamate from the
> cleft - and why vision is actually the slowest of the senses in terms of
> the briefest detectable stimulus.
>
>          Matthew.
>
> PS: please feel free to correct or amplify - I'm just a spectator in
> visual neuroscience.

I read a brief report in =Science News=, some years back, that
the rods respond on a femto-'second' 'time' scale.

ken





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