Electrophysiology
Electrophysiology (from Greek ἥλεκτρον, ēlektron, "amber" [see the etymology of "electron"]; φύσις, physis, "nature, origin"; and -λογία, -logia) is the study of the electrical properties of biologica...
Electrophysiology - Wikipedia
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Activation of a Neuron - YouTube
Activation of a Neuron.
Automated whole-cell patch clamp electrophysiology of neurons in vivo - YouTube
Researchers at Georgia Tech and MIT have developed a way to automate the process of finding and recording information from neurons in the living brain. The r...
Cardiac pacemaker
Animated explanation of the mechanics of the human heart, and the devices that can assist it.
Membrane potential
Membrane potential (also transmembrane potential or membrane voltage) is the difference in electric potential between the interior and the exterior of a biological cell. With respect to the exterior o...
Membrane potential - Wikipedia
Ion channel
Ion channels are pore-forming membrane proteins whose functions include establishing a resting membrane potential, shaping action potentials and other electrical signals by gating the flow of ions acr...
Ion channel - Wikipedia
Action potential
In physiology, an action potential is a short-lasting event in which the electrical membrane potential of a cell rapidly rises and falls, following a consistent trajectory. Action potentials occur in...
Action potential - Wikipedia
Local field potential
A local field potential (LFP) is an electrophysiological signal generated by the summed electric current flowing from multiple nearby neurons within a small volume of nervous tissue. Voltage is produc...
Extracellular field potential
The extracellular field potential is the electrical potential produced by cells, e.g. nerve or muscle cells, outside of the cell. Electrophysiological studies investigate these potentials using extra...
Amperometry
Amperometry in chemistry and biochemistry is detection of ions in a solution based on electric current or changes in electric current.Amperometry is used in electrophysiology to study vesicle release ...
Electroencephalography
Electroencephalography (EEG) is the recording of electrical activity along the scalp. EEG measures voltage fluctuations resulting from ionic current flows within the neurons of the brain. In clinical ...
Electroencephalography - Wikipedia
Patch clamp
The patch clamp technique is a laboratory technique in electrophysiology that allows the study of single or multiple ion channels in cells. The technique can be applied to a wide variety of cells, but...
Patch clamp - Wikipedia
Single-unit recording
In neuroscience, single-unit recordings provide a method of measuring the electro-physiological responses of a single neuron using a microelectrode system. When a neuron generates an action potenti...
Voltage clamp
The voltage clamp is an experimental method used by electrophysiologists to measure the ion currents through the membranes of excitable cells, such as neurons, while holding the membrane voltage at a ...
Voltage clamp - Wikipedia
Cardiac electrophysiology
Cardiac electrophysiology is the science of elucidating, diagnosing, and treating the electrical activities of the heart. The term is usually used to describe studies of such phenomena by invasive (i...
Electrocardiography
Electrocardiography (ECG or EKG from Greek: kardia, meaning heart) is the recording of the electrical activity of the heart. Traditionally this is in the form of a transthoracic (across the thorax...
Electrocardiography - Wikipedia
Cardiac dysrhythmia
Cardiac arrhythmia , also known as cardiac dysrhythmia or irregular heartbeat, is a group of conditions in which the heartbeat is irregular, too fast, or too slow. A heartbeat that is too fast - above...
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GABAA receptor
The GABAA receptor (GABAAR) is an ionotropic receptor and ligand-gated ion channel. Its endogenous ligand is γ-aminobutyric acid (GABA), the major inhibitory neurotransmitter in the central nervous sy...
GABAA receptor - Wikipedia
CLCC1
Chloride channel CLIC-like 1 also known as CLCC1 is a human gene.The protein encoded by this gene is a chloride channel which is related in sequence to the S. cerevisiae MID-1 stretch-activated chann...
Bioamplifier
A Bioamplifier is an electrophysiological device, a variation of the instrumentation amplifier, used to gather and increase the signal integrity of physiologic electrical activity for output to variou...
CHRNA5
Neuronal acetylcholine receptor subunit alpha-5 is a protein that in humans is encoded by the CHRNA5 gene.
Nicotinic acetylcholine receptors (nAChRs), such as CHRNA5, are members of a superfamily ...
CHRNA5 - Wikipedia