Table 1.

Summary of the membrane properties of VS-3 neurons

ParameterType AType BP
τ, ms16.8 ± 12.6 (33)9.9 ± 8.0 (35)0.010
R in, MΩ173.9 ± 100.8 (33)114.1 ± 53.3 (35)0.005
R in after TTX, MΩ395.6 ± 258.7 (18)240.3 ± 171.8 (20)0.036
Cm , pF90.0 ± 31.4 (33)81.9 ± 31.8 (35)0.296
Em , mV−63.9 ± 6.1 (33)−66.5 ± 7.2 (34)0.126
Threshold, mV42.5 ± 8.9 (33)36.5 ± 8.2 (34)0.007
  • Values are means ± SD with the number of experiments in parentheses. τ, membrane time constant; R in, membrane resistance; Cm , membrane capacitance;Em , resting potential; Threshold, threshold depolarization as defined in Fig. 2.