Purves et al., Chapters 3 & 4 (review figure from chapter 2)
Fig. 3.8 A p. 48
what we know about K+ and Na+ permeability during the passing of the action potential
Na+ conductance goes up then down early
K+ conductance goes up th
Purves et al. part of Chapter 1, Appendix, the Sylvius CD, Box A in Chapter 19 for prions, Figure
from chapter 22
Here is a site I found on mouse brain anatomy
I found these pictures of stereotaxic apparatus at the Kopf Instrument s
Purves et al., Chapter 1 and figures from Chapters 6 & 27 and Appendix
(there will also be a review that introduces you to the Sylvius CD)
(some of this is a review of "Bio 1" and "Cell biology")
Brain - ancient history
I use a Narishige PD-5 (Tokyo) horizontal puller with controls for an early magnet, a heater, and
a late (stronger magnet).
The heater glows red while the first magnet pulls gently.
A microswitch with a shim detects the melt and the earl
Neurons and glia
from Purves et al., Chapter 1, Figures from Chapters 3, 6, 16, 22, Appendix
Diseases of the nervous system are significant
in the overall health care system
and in fulfilling the optimum quality of life
Fig. 1.3A p
Purves et al., Chapter 6 and selections from Chapters 5, 17 and 21 (for autonomic nervous
Sylvius (there are many places where you might want to look up the structures discussed)
This outline will focus on transmitters. Although
Eye and Vision
"everything there [Emerald City] is of a green color - just as everything in this Country of the
Gillikins is of a purple color."
"ls everything here purple?" asked Jack.
"Of course it is. Can't you see?" returned the boy.
"I believe I must
Purves et al., Chapter 9 (the somatic sensory system) and Chapter10 (pain)
General and historical
A very compelling sense, from the pain of a tooth ache to the ecstasy of an orgasm
considered in domain of "Physiology"
(vision and audit
Purves et al. Chapter 5
Cell theory (cells being separated) implies that cells must communicate with each other through
extracellular connections and most communication is through chemical messages
- "synapse" - = "clasp" (sherrington
Neurotransmitter receptors and Second messenger systems
Purves et al., Chapters 6 & 7
Fig. 6.3 A, B, C, D p. 113
Two molecules of acetylcholine bind.
Nicotinic Acetylcholine receptor - so named because of agonist fro