PEX-03-02 - Exercise 3: Neurophysiology of Nerve Impulses:...

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Exercise 3: Neurophysiology of Nerve Impulses: Activity 2: Receptor Potential Lab Report Pre-lab Quiz Results You have not completed the Pre-lab Quiz. 12/07/11 page 1
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12/07/11 page 2 Experiment Results Predict Question: Predict Question 1: The adequate stimulus for a Pacinian corpuscle is pressure or vibration on the skin. Which of the following modalities will induce the largest amplitude receptor potential in the Pacinian corpuscle Your answer : c. moderate-intensity pressure Predict Question 2: The adequate stimuli for olfactory receptors are chemicals, typically odorant molecules. Which of the following modalities will induce the largest amplitude receptor potential in the olfactory receptor? Your answer : c. moderate-intensity pressure Why didn't the Pacinian corpuscle respond to high-intensity light? You correctly answered: b. Light-transducing proteins are not present in the Pacinian corpuscle. Judging from these results, does light have a smell?
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