midterm_2004 - 9.09J/7.29J - Cellular Neurobiology, Spring...

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7.29 J 9.09 Cellular Neurobiology Midterm Test 17 March, 2004 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) 2-amino-5-phosphonovaleric acid (APV) b) Adenylyl Cyclase c) Sarin d) Belladonna e) Norepinephrine (= Noradrenaline) f) Tetraethylammonium (TEA) g) Differential Amplifier h) Schaeffer Collateral i) Tetanus toxin j) Succinylcholine Question 2 In a particular synapse in the central nervous system of Charles Vest, there are (always) five vesicles available for release. If an action potential is fired, the probability of any
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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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