Medical Physiology, 3rd Edition


Books and Reviews

Bean BP. The action potential in mammalian central neurons. Nat Rev Neurosci. 2007;8:451–465.

Bear MF, Connors BW, Paradiso MP. Neuroscience: Exploring the Brain. 3rd ed. Lippincott Williams & Wilkins: Baltimore; 2007.

Bender KJ, Trussell LO. The physiology of the axon initial segment. Annu Rev Neurosci. 2012;35:249–265.

Bucher D, Goaillard JM. Beyond faithful conduction: Short-term dynamics, neuromodulation, and long-term regulation of spike propagation in the axon. Prog Neurobiol. 2011;94:307–346.

Catterall WA. Voltage-gated sodium channels at 60: Structure, function and pathophysiology. J Physiol. 2012;590:2577–2589.

Connors BW, Gutnick MJ. Intrinsic firing patterns of diverse neocortical neurons. Trends Neurosci. 1990;13:99–104.

Debanne D, Campanac E, Bialowas A, et al. Axon physiology. Physiol Rev. 2011;91:555–602.

Fancy SP, Chan JR, Baranzini SE, et al. Myelin regeneration: A recapitulation of development? Annu Rev Neurosci. 2011;34:21–43.

Johnston D, Magre JC, Colbert CM, Christie BR. Active properties of neuronal dendrites. Annu Rev Neurosci. 1996;19:165–186.

Johnston D, Wu SM-S. Foundations of Cellular Neurophysiology. MIT Press: Cambridge, MA; 1994.

Koch C. Biophysics of Computation: Information Processing in Single Neurons. Oxford University Press: New York; 1999.

Kullman DM. Neurological channelopathies. Annu Rev Neurosci. 2010;33:151–172.

London M, Häusser M. Dendritic computation. Annu Rev Neurosci. 2005;28:503–532.

Rall W. Core conductor theory and cable properties of neurons. American Physiological Society: Bethesda, MD; 1970:39–98. Kandel ER. Handbook of Physiology, Section 1: The Nervous System. vol 1.

Segev I, Rinzel R, Shepherd GM. The theoretical foundation of dendritic function: Selected papers of Wilfred Rall with commentaries. MIT Press: Cambridge, MA; 1995.

Stuart G, Spruston N, Häusser M. Dendrites. 2nd ed. Oxford University Press: New York; 2007.

Waxman SG, Craner MJ, Black JA. Na+ channel expression along axons in multiple sclerosis and its models. Trends Pharmacol Sci. 2004;25:584–591.

Zamvil SS, Steinman L. Diverse targets for intervention during inflammatory and neurodegenerative phases of multiple sclerosis. Neuron. 2003;38:685–688.

Journal Articles

Connor JA, Stevens CF. Prediction of repetitive firing behavior from voltage clamp data on an isolated neurone soma. J Physiol. 1971;213:31–53.

Coombs JS, Curtis DR, Eccles JC. The interpretation of spike potentials of motoneurones. J Physiol. 1957;139:198–231.

Galiano MR, Jha S, Ho TS, et al. A distal axonal cytoskeleton forms an intra-axonal boundary that controls axon initial segment assembly. Cell. 2012;149:1125–1139.

Häusser M, Stuart G, Racca C, Sakmann B. Axonal initiation and active dendritic propagation of action potentials in substantia nigra neurons. Neuron. 1995;15:637–647.

Huguenard JR, Hamill OP, Prince DA. Sodium channels in dendrites of rat cortical pyramidal neurons. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 1989;86:2473–2477.

Khaliq ZM, Raman IM. Axonal propagation of simple and complex spikes in cerebellar Purkinje neurons. J Neurosci. 2005;25:454–463.

Larkum ME, Nevian T, Sandler M, et al. Synaptic integration in tuft dendrites of layer 5 pyramidal neurons: A new unifying principle. Science. 2009;325:756–760.

Larkum ME, Zhu JJ, Sakmann B. Dendritic mechanisms underlying the coupling of the dendritic with the axonal action potential initiation zone of adult rat layer 5 pyramidal neurons. J Physiol. 2001;533:447–466.

Llinás R, Nicholson C. Electrophysiological properties of dendrites and somata in alligator Purkinje cells. J Neurophysiol. 1971;34:534–551.

Magee JC, Johnston D. Synaptic activation of voltage-gated channels in the dendrites of hippocampal pyramidal neurons. Science. 1995;268:301–304.

Perge JA, Niven JE, Mugnaini E, et al. Why do axons differ in caliber? J Neurosci. 2012;32:626–638.

Popovic MA, Foust AJ, McCormick DA, Zecevic D. The spatio-temporal characteristics of action potential initiation in layer 5 pyramidal neurons: A voltage-imaging study. J Physiol. 2011;589:4167–4187.

Stuart G, Sakmann B. Active propagation of somatic action potentials into neocortical pyramidal cell dendrites. Nature. 1994;367:69–72.

Swensen AM, Bean BP. Ionic mechanisms of burst firing in dissociated Purkinje neurons. J Neurosci. 2003;23:9650–9663.