Glia and Synaptic Transmission

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This chapter reviews recent evidence defining glial-neuronal interactions at the tripartite synapse. Topics covered include structure of the tripartite synapse, neuronal activation of glial cells, glial modulation of synaptic transmission, and indirect mechanisms of glial modulation of synaptic transmission.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationNeuroglia
PublisherOxford University Press
ISBN (Electronic)9780199865024
ISBN (Print)0195152220, 9780195152227
StatePublished - Sep 1 2013


  • Glial cells
  • Glial modulation
  • Glial-neuronal interactions
  • Synaptic transmission
  • Tripartite synapse


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