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Chemical Synapses Collection

Chemical synapses play a crucial role in the intricate network of communication within our brain

Background imageChemical Synapses Collection: Conceptual image of synapse of neuron inside brain

Conceptual image of synapse of neuron inside brain

Background imageChemical Synapses Collection: Microscopic view of multiple nerve cells, known as neurons

Microscopic view of multiple nerve cells, known as neurons
Microscopic view of multiple nerve cells, which are also called neurons. These are responsible for passing information around the central nervous system within the human body

Background imageChemical Synapses Collection: Microscopic view of a unipolar neuron

Microscopic view of a unipolar neuron. A unipolar neuron is a type of neuron in which only one protoplasmic process (neurite) extends from the cell body

Background imageChemical Synapses Collection: Detail of a nerve bundle

Detail of a nerve bundle

Background imageChemical Synapses Collection: Conceptual image of synaptic vesicles

Conceptual image of synaptic vesicles

Background imageChemical Synapses Collection: Conceptual image of human brain with neurons

Conceptual image of human brain with neurons in background

Background imageChemical Synapses Collection: Nerve ending, seen in lower right, sends pain message from injured muscle

Nerve ending, seen in lower right, sends pain message from injured muscle. Blood vessel and immune cells are seen in the center and upper right of image

Background imageChemical Synapses Collection: A nerve synapse showing the release of neurotransmitters

A nerve synapse showing the release of neurotransmitters
Detail of a nerve synapse showing the release of neurotransmitters

Background imageChemical Synapses Collection: Anatomy structure of neurons

Anatomy structure of neurons

Background imageChemical Synapses Collection: Conceptual image of synapse receptors

Conceptual image of synapse receptors

Background imageChemical Synapses Collection: Schematic of the hypothalamus receiving nerve impulses from the body

Schematic of the hypothalamus receiving nerve impulses from the body and sending messages to the circulatory and nervous system

Background imageChemical Synapses Collection: Conceptual image of synaptic transmission

Conceptual image of synaptic transmission

Background imageChemical Synapses Collection: Microscopic view of a bipolar neuron

Microscopic view of a bipolar neuron. A bipolar cell is a type of neuron which has two extensions. Bipolar cells are specialized sensory neurons for the transmission of special senses

Background imageChemical Synapses Collection: Close-up view of the synapse in the nervous system

Close-up view of the synapse in the nervous system. A synapse is a structure that permits a neuron (or nerve cell) to pass an electrical or chemical signal to another cell

Background imageChemical Synapses Collection: Nerve with myelin sheath, seen in lower right, connects with muscle

Nerve with myelin sheath, seen in lower right, connects with muscle. Blood vessel and immune cells are seen in the center and upper right of image

Background imageChemical Synapses Collection: Conceptual image of GABA receptors

Conceptual image of GABA receptors. The GABA receptors are a class of receptors that respond to the neurotransmitter gamma-aminobutyric acid

Background imageChemical Synapses Collection: Conceptual image of a neuron ligntning signal passing

Conceptual image of a neuron ligntning signal passing

Background imageChemical Synapses Collection: Microscopic view of a multipolar neuron

Microscopic view of a multipolar neuron. Multipolar neurons possess a single axon and many dendrites

Background imageChemical Synapses Collection: Illustration of action potential of a nerve cell

Illustration of action potential of a nerve cell

Background imageChemical Synapses Collection: Conceptual image of a neuron

Conceptual image of a neuron


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Chemical synapses play a crucial role in the intricate network of communication within our brain. This conceptual image of a synapse inside the brain showcases the remarkable complexity and interconnectedness of neurons. Zooming in, we observe a microscopic view revealing multiple nerve cells, known as neurons, which are fundamental units responsible for transmitting information throughout our nervous system. One such neuron captured here is an unipolar neuron, highlighting its unique structure. The detail of a nerve bundle reminds us that these synapses exist not only individually but also form extensive networks that enable efficient transmission of signals across different regions of the brain. Synaptic vesicles, depicted conceptually in another image, contain neurotransmitters - chemical messengers essential for communication between neurons. These vesicles release their contents into the synaptic cleft during neurotransmission. In this captivating conceptual image depicting a human brain with neurons firing away, we witness the dynamic nature and constant activity within our brains. Each firing neuron contributes to various cognitive processes and behaviors. A closer look at one particular synapse reveals how it functions as a messenger station: transmitting pain messages from an injured muscle to be processed by our central nervous system. Another fascinating snapshot captures the moment when neurotransmitters are released into the synaptic cleft during synaptic transmission. This process allows information to flow seamlessly from one neuron to another. Understanding the anatomy structure of neurons is vital in comprehending how chemical synapses operate efficiently. Their complex dendritic branches receive incoming signals while axons transmit outgoing signals to other neurons or target tissues. Conceptual images showcasing synapse receptors emphasize their critical role in receiving neurotransmitters and initiating further signaling pathways within postsynaptic neurons or effector organs. Lastly, this schematic illustrates how nerve impulses originating from various parts of our body reach important control centers like the hypothalamus through chemical synapses. These impulses trigger appropriate responses necessary for maintaining homeostasis and regulating bodily functions effectively.