Table 1.

Latencies of postsynaptic potentials (PSPs) and membrane potentials observed in nonantidromically activated respiratory (VRG) neurons in adult rats

Neuron typeEPSPs (latencya msec)IPSPs (latency msec)Total testedVm (mV) (n)
I-Dec003−53 ± 3 (9/10)
I-All2216−52  ± 3 (13)
(SL = 2.6, 3.2)(4.6, 5.0)
I-Aug51023−55 ± 8 (29)
(SL = 2.7 ± 0.1; n = 4)(4.8 ± 0.1)
(LL = 4.4)
E-Dec18033−53 ± 2 (36)
(SL = 2.8 ± 0.2; n = 4)
(LL = 3.9 ± 0.1, n = 14)
E-Decearly203−62 ± 4 (5)
(3.8, 4.0)
E-Aug008−59 ± 5 (8)
Total271239 PSPs in
(SL = 2.8 ± 0.1; n = 10)(4.8 ± 0.1) 86 neurons(100)
(LL = 4.0 ± 0.1; n = 17)
  • aEPSPs were divided into two groups based on latency [short latency (SL) = 2.2–3.4 and long latency (LL) = 3.6–4.4 msec]. Vm, Membrane potential. Latencies are mean ± SEM; individual values presented if n < 3.