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Unformatted text preview: c. mimicry of transmitter action by application of substance on target cell 6. Mimicry: Same physiological action of substance and endogenous neurotransmitter: a. open/close same ion channels in post-synaptic membrane b. post-synaptic potentials have same reversal potentials c. both induce same change in membrane resistance and potential d. inhibition of degrading enzymes prolongs action of both e. applied substances must be effective in physiological concentrations (10-8 to 10-5 molar)...
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This note was uploaded on 12/01/2011 for the course PSB 6087 taught by Professor Stehouwer during the Fall '08 term at University of Florida.
- Fall '08