The effects of gene mutation on the ability of AWA and AWC sensory neurons to
detect volatile organic compounds in Caenorhabditis elegans.
This study examines the effects of various odorants on chemotaxis behavior of the
As the average lifespan continues to increase, a higher percentage of the population will
be affected by age related muscular dysfunction. Harmans free radical theory of aging proposes
that reactive oxygen species, a byproduct of mitochondri
VGNa+C only in axon hillock and down rest of axon, not in dendrites
1. Na+ locally depolarizes along membrane because theyre attracted to the on the
inside. Propagates unidirectionally because VGNa+C behind them are already
Equilibrium: requires no
energy because it is passive
Steady state is endergonic and
requires energy input
Solutes move independently of
Charged ions move based on
electrical charge as well!