I. Introduction: Skeletal and Cardiac muscle a. Similarities i. Function to contract and re-lengthen ii. Functional cell type is a myocyte iii. Contraction requires excitation-contraction coupling iv. Critical proteins needed fo
Dr. Ram Practice Questions:
1. What is a typical value (or range of values) for the resting potential of a neuron or
The resting potential inside of a cell is negative compared to the outside of the cell.
-The Resting potential inside of neur
Sample Test Questions
Dr. Douglas R. Yingst
Department of Physiology
Wayne State School of Medicine
PSL 7010 Graduate Physiology
Sept. 21, 2016
1. A 32-year-old man is recovering from third degree burns over 50% of his body surface
area. His serum potassi
Yingst Study Guide Exam I
1. Understand the physiological basis for how the young man became confused after
his experience in the sauna, as described in the article in the New York Times.
His blood sodium was dangerously low. The Brain is sensitive to the
Study questions for Dr. Rams lectures
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Cardiac myocytes contract longitudinally, which create an orthogonal force
on the blood inside the chambers.
Pressure = dP= force/area
Blood flow occurs because of the change in pressure from aorta to veins.
dP = flow*resistance