iphy 3430 lecture 17

iphy 3430 lecture 17 - Acetylcholine Endorphins Dopamine...

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Nervous System Functions: 1. regulatory system (with endocrine system) Nervous-- rapid, short duration Endocrine system --slow, long duration 2. Behavior, memory, cognition, emotions, coordination of physiology with environment
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Neurons we start with about 100 billion/brain excitable cell very vulnerable to changes in pH, ionic and water composition of cerebrospinal fluid recently discovered to be able to divide
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Neurotransmitters within CNS
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Unformatted text preview: Acetylcholine Endorphins Dopamine Enkaphalins Norephinephrine Epinephrine Serotonin Histamine Glycine Glutamate Aspartate Gamma-aminobutyric acid (GABA) Neurotransmitters are either excitatory (they depolarize neuron on which they have axonal synapses) or inhibitory (they hyperpolarize neurons on which they have axonal synapses). Some are either excitatory or inhibitory in different parts of the brain....
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This note was uploaded on 05/25/2008 for the course IPHY 3430 taught by Professor Lynch,robe during the Summer '08 term at Colorado.

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