Neuronal Cell-to-Cell Communication: Synaptic Transmission

Concept: The Anatomy of a Synapse

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Concept: Chemical Synaptic Transmission

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Concept: Post-Synaptic Receptor Types

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Concept: Signal Termination

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Concept: The Neuromuscular Junction

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Problem: Lambert-Eaton Syndrome is a disease at the NMJ caused by immune system attack on voltage-gated Ca2+ channels in the presynaptic membrane. Which of the following is likely true of NMJs affected by Lambert-Eaton Syndrome? (Choose all that apply.)

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Problem: Myasthenia Gravis is a disease at the NMJ caused by immune system attack on nicotinic acetylcholine receptors. Which of the following is likely true of NMJs affected by Myasthenia Gravis? (Choose all that apply.)

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Problem: Physostigmine is a drug that inhibits acetylcholinesterase. Which of the following is likely true of NMJs treated with physostigmine? (Choose all that apply.)

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Problem: Nicotinic acetylchoine receptors, when bound to Ach, open to allow Na+ and K+ to cross the membrane of skeletal muscle fibers. Which of the following accurately describes nAchRs?

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