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Unformatted text preview: bind to the receptor and open the pores in ion channel Suited for relay o Slow- serve in functions requiring alteration in synaptic properties A neurotransmitter acts as a neuromodulator, binds to membrane receptor that is not an ion channel. The binding allows the activation of adjacent regulatory G-protein, which activates an effector protein Suited for integration of responses Arousal, attention, neural plasticity What happens to a muscle if we increase the frequency of stimulation of the muscle?...
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This note was uploaded on 04/09/2010 for the course MCB 240 taught by Professor Meisami during the Spring '08 term at University of Illinois, Urbana Champaign.
- Spring '08