Neurons: Structure and Signaling
Todays class objectives
Break down the different components of the nervous system
What is axonal transport?
What is a glial cell? Function?
Schwann cells and myelin sheaths
Neurons: Cellular and Network Properties
Chapter 8; Part II
Know what factors determines the speed of an action potential?
Describe some chemical factors that alter the activity of a neuron.
Signal Pathway Modulation
Chapter 6 Continued
This term describes the conversion of an extracellular signal
into a intracellular message to initiate a response
1. Long distance
Distinguish the three body compartments.
What is the law of mass balance?
Clearance vs. mass flow?
What do we mean by homeostasis doesnt necessary mean equilibrium?
Membrane channel prote
1. An EPO is a glycoprotein formed in the kidneys, which makes red blood cells. It is
naturally produced in the body. The role of an erythrocyte is to produce red blood cells.
More EPO, more red blood cells, therefore there will be more oxygen.