Neurons - • Schwann cells are the supporting cells...

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Neurons – specialized for the transmission of nerve impulses The nucleus is located in the cell body of the neuron Dendrites –transmit nerve impulses from other cells or sensory systems Axons provide fro the transmission of the nerve impulses away from the cell body A single neuron cell can be over a meter long due to the length of it’s axon
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Unformatted text preview: • Schwann cells are the supporting cells associated with axons • Node of ranvier interrupt the myelin sheath where the axon is in direct contact with surrounding intercellular fluid • The junction of a muscle and neuron is called a neuromuscular junction • Acetycholine is the neurotransmitter...
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This note was uploaded on 11/24/2011 for the course PHRM 3010 taught by Professor Staff during the Fall '08 term at UGA.

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