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2/4/08 Synapses Knowledge of neuron functions. - Understood muscle relaxers long before we knew what was going on at the neuromuscular junction - A major transduction event when the neurotransmitter is released. What is happening at th
How animal physiology is being Influenced by global climate change.
Many examples Polar bears Artic seals Penguins Amphibian die off's Changes in species ranges New ecological interactions Tuesday: We will discuss in more detail along
Chapter 6 and lecture notes
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Neurotransmitters I Categories of neurotransmitters Acetylcholine Nicotine Myasthenia Gravis
General Features of Postsynaptic Receptors
Postsynaptic neurotransmitter receptors may be directly or i
Psychology 170: Fundamentals of Neuroscience
Neurotransmitter Systems: Neuropharmacology Reading: Carlson, Chapter 4
Overview of Lecture
Sites of Drug Action Agonists Antagonists Different Types of Receptors
11/30/2007 11:37:00 AM
Neuromuscular junction Space between a motor neuron and a muscle cell Neuron releases contents in synaptic vesicles o Such as acetylcholine Binds to acetylcholine receptor o Functions to depolarize cell Release o
Review general neurotransmission Axonal conductance Neurotransmitter (NT) synthesis Ca+-dependent release Post-synaptic receptor activation NT degradation NT reuptake and transport
Understanding CNS neuro
Biology 114: Biology of Noninfectious Disease Autoimmune Diseases I-Myasthenia Gravis1
I. Case history: ROUECH, BERTON. The hoofbeats of a zebra. Chapter 23 in The Medical Detectives. Vol. II. New York: E. P. Dutton, 1984, pp. 345358.
A. B. C. What w
Fundamentals of Environmental Toxicology
October 10, 2005 Lecture 13 Neurotoxicity II I. Toxicants Acting at the Level of the Synapse (continued) A. Another mechanism of acetylcholine receptor agonism is mimicking acetylcholine
Lecture 4 Neural Synapses and Potentials Action Potential Conduction In Unmyelinated Axon (Fig 8.19) 1. It is based on the flow of local currents produced by the influx of sodium. + 2. The membrane in front of the action potential (still polarized)
Class #4 How Neurons Communicate. II Chemical Transmission Sept 11, 2008
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Does Botox prevent blinking or eye movements when used for Hemifacial spasm or blepharospasm?
Outline for Today's Lecture
1. How neurons release chemical
Insecticides I - Structure and Modes of Action of Conventional Insecticides
Reading assignment and references: Use the links below and print these references to use as additional background for this weeks lectures and reading assignment. An Introduct
August 31, 2007
Reviewed biological parts related to psychology (from Wednesday's lecture). Cells in the nervous system are divided into two groups: glia & neurons. Neurons are cells within the nervous system that process information. Types of neuro
PHARMACOLOGY - Fall Study Guide (1994)
Autonomic Pharmacology 01. How does each of the following drugs affect cholingeric transmission: Tetrodotoxin? Botulinum toxin? Black widow spider toxin? Hemicholinium? Tetrodo
Molecular and Cell Biology 32 Professor Andrew E. Wurmser 9/20/07 Lecture 8
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Exam 1 Review
People to Know.
Imhotep: first to use a word for "brain" Hippocrates (Father of Medicine): attributed epilepsy to the brian Plato: attributed mental processes to the brain
Aristotle thought it was the heart