This preview shows page 1. Sign up to view the full content.
Unformatted text preview: How would you determine whether GABA or Gly, or both, or neither, is the inhibitory neurotransmitter of the cortex? Question 6: Glutamate activates a number of different metabotropic receptors. The consequence of activating one subtype is the inhibition of cAMP formation. A consequence of activating a second subtype is activation of protein kinase C. Propose mechanisms for these different effects. Question 7: Do convergence and divergence of neurotransmitter effects occur in single neurons? Question 8: Ca2+ ions are considered to be second messengers. Why? Question 9: How do the diffuse modulatory and point-to-point synaptic communication systems in the brain differ? List four ways. Question 10: Under what behavioral conditions are the noradrenergic neurons of the locus coeruleus active? The noradrenergic neurons of the ANS?...
View Full Document
- Winter '08