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midterm_2003 - 9.09J/7.29J - Cellular Neurobiology, Spring...

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7.29 J 9.09 Cellular Neurobiology Midterm Test 19 March, 2003 Answer Question 1 and four of the five others . Each answer is worth 20 points. If you answer all six questions the first five will be graded. No books, no notes, no cooperation permitted. Calculators are allowed. All lettered subsections of a question have equal point value unless otherwise specified. All questions have specific answers. It is to your advantage to be brief. You may use telegraphic rather than grammatical English if you wish, so long as your reasoning is made clear. Question 1. Identify the following terms and indicate how they relate to the course: (2 points each) a) M Channel b) Xenopus c) Yeast mutants d) Freeze Fracture e) Saltatory f) Cyclic AMP dependent kinase g) Schaeffer Collateral h) Tetraethylammonium i) Vagusstoff j) Atropine Question 2. a) Hodgkin and Huxley did a simple experiment to show that the squid axon membrane was predominantly conductive to sodium ions at the top of the action potential (maximum overshoot). What did they do?
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This note was uploaded on 11/11/2011 for the course BIO 7.344 taught by Professor Bobsauer during the Spring '08 term at MIT.

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