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Unformatted text preview: 4. Describe the channels that contribute to the generation of graded potentials and action potentials, respectively 5. Describe what limits the amplitude and the hyperpolarization base point of the action potential 6. Define i. hyperpolarization, ii. depolarization, iii. voltage-gated Na+ channel, iv. voltage gated K + channel, v. hyperkalemia, vi. hypokalemia, vii. absolute refractory period, viii. relative refractory period ix. spatial summation x. temporal summation xi. frequency coding 7. Describe the effects of potassium in the ECF on the generation of action potentials. 8. Describe the opening and closing of the gates of the voltage-gated Na + channel 9. Describe saltatory conduction 10. Know why myelination is essential in large vertebrates 11. Know the role of Ca ++ and voltage-gated Ca ++ channels in secretion...
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- Spring '10
- ECF, voltage-gated Na+ channel