synaptic transmission


a: Synaptic transmission ~
b: telegraph relay stations


"Synaptic transmission is like the old telegraph relay stations where the electrical signal is received, processed by biological mechanisms (the human telegraph operator) and then regenerated electrically on the other side. Except with synapses, the retransmission happens one pulse at a time. "

Writer: Paul King
Date: Dec 8 2014 5:06 PM

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