090408homework - Homework due 9/4/08 Name _ 1. What is a...

Info iconThis preview shows pages 1–3. Sign up to view the full content.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
Homework due 9/4/08 Name _________________________ 1. What is a satellite cell? Where is it located? What does it do? 2. What is a ganglia? What is a nucleus (according to a neuroanatomist, not a cell biologist, look this up in the book)? 3. What is a Schwann Cell? How is it similar to and different from an oligodendroglia cell? 4. Why do we have axon regeneration in the PNS but not in the CNS? 5. How does a neurosurgeon apply what is known about nerve regeneration when attempting to reattach a severed limb? 6. What is the blood brain barrier? How do we know that it exists? What are the mechanisms that give rise to this barrier? Why don't proteins generally cross the blood brain barrier? What kinds of molecules do cross the barrier readily? What must happen to get a protein across the blood brain barrier 7. What is multiple sclerosis (why is this term descriptive)? What causes it? What is an autoimmune disease?
Background image of page 1

Info iconThis preview has intentionally blurred sections. Sign up to view the full version.

View Full DocumentRight Arrow Icon
8. Describe a condition under which a doctor might consider disrupting the blood brain barrier of a patient. What do you think are the potential side effects?
Background image of page 2
Image of page 3
This is the end of the preview. Sign up to access the rest of the document.

This note was uploaded on 11/03/2009 for the course BIOS 177 taught by Professor Nyby during the Spring '09 term at Lehigh University .

Page1 / 4

090408homework - Homework due 9/4/08 Name _ 1. What is a...

This preview shows document pages 1 - 3. Sign up to view the full document.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
Ask a homework question - tutors are online