notes 4 - Metabotropic Receptors In directly link to ion...

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19:29 Neurotransmitters Many different kinds Two main classes Small molecule Large neuropeptides Different effects Slow/fast Inhibit/excite Often work in combination Receptors Proteins in the post-synaptic cell Neurotransmitters bind to receptors Channels open or close 2 types: Ionotropic receptors Directly link to ion channels Rapid effects Aka Ligand-gated
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Unformatted text preview: Metabotropic Receptors In directly link to ion channels Slow effects What do Neurotransmitters Do?? NT affects Postsynaptic potentials (PSPs) EPSPs increase likelihood of an action potential (depolarize) (Exicatory) IPSPs decrease likelihood of an action potential (Inhibitory) Key is summation 19:29 19:29...
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