Unformatted text preview: norepinephrine (noradrenaline) from neurons, which in turn results in increased stimulation of the sympathetic nervous system. Propose a plausible mechanism that would explain how caffeine could increase the release of epinephrine and norepinephrine. 9. Antagonists of A 2A receptors can reduce the effect of ischemia. Suggest how this is accomplished. 10. How does the effect of caffeine on A 2A receptors mimic the action of cocaine? 11. On a separate sheet of paper and in less than 250 words (figures, tables and references excluded in the word count) provide one or two new (post 2006) results about the action of adenosine on brain function and explain why the results are important in the light of your current knowledge of adenosine. Provide full references to the original papers. Exceeding the 250 word limit will result in a score of zero on this question....
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This note was uploaded on 01/12/2011 for the course BME 301 taught by Professor Li during the Fall '10 term at Northwestern.
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