Neurons more synapse parts more vesicle normal

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Unformatted text preview: Conducts Away from cell body “Motor” Synapse Synapse • Area or region where 2 neurons meet • Contrast with synaptic cleft space between 2 neurons More Synapse parts More • Vesicle Normal Function – membranous sac containing transmitter (in A) • Transmitter substance – chemical messengers (in A stimulate B) • Receptor – Large molecule on B, makes ion channels open • Enzyme that destroys transmitter (cholineserase) – breaks transmitter after it acts – makes continued synapse function possible More Synapse parts More • Vesicle Normal Function – membranous sac containing transmitter (in A) • Transmitter substance – chemical messengers (in A stimulate B) • Receptor – Large molecule on B, makes ion channels open • Enzyme that destroys transmitter (cholineserase) – breaks transmitter after it acts – makes continued synapse function possible • Other sys...
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