What does influx mean?
- 1. like an inflow (example usage: an influx of tourists)
- 2.act of flowing in
- 3. a flowing in
- 4. a mass arrival or incoming
- synonyms include: incursion, importing, and entry.
No, calcium itself is not a neurotransmitter BUT it is highly important in the process of the action potential. The action potential triggers the influx of calcium at the end of the terminal bouton, causing the influx of Ca2+ into the cell and this triggers for the release of the neurotransmitter. :)