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Unformatted text preview: ionotropic receptors and the brain and the spinal chord have ionotropic inhibitor receptors. List the respective properties of each of the above receptors. Include the neurotransmitter and the ion(s) responsible for the excitation or inhibition: Receptor: Neurotransmitter: Hippocampus: Ionic Selectivity of the channel: EPSP or IPSP: i. ii. Receptor: Neurotransmitter: Brain: Ionic Selectivity of the channel: EPSP or IPSP: Receptor: Neurotransmitter: Spinal Chord: Ionic Selectivity of the channel: EPSP or IPSP: 7. Write out the steps of Long Term Potentiation starting with Glutamate binding to AMPA and NMDA Receptors. ( Refer to figure 8-32 in your book) 8. What is the purpose of the blood brain barrier and what are two places in the brain that lack a functional blood-brain barrier and what are potential reasons ?...
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- Winter '07
- TA, long term potentiation, Anna Gruzman, [email protected]