Ch. 12 - The Nervous System I: Neurons and Neuronal NetworksSee all chapters
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Ch. 1 - Introduction to Physiology
Ch. 2 - Molecules and Molecular Interactions
Ch. 3 - Cells and Tissues
Ch. 4 - Cell Metabolism: Bioenergetics, Enzymes, and Respiration
Ch. 5 - Membrane Dynamics
Ch. 6 - Cell Communication
Ch. 7 - Integumentary System
Ch. 8 - Bone and Cartilage
Ch. 9 - Skeletal System
Ch. 10 - Joints
Ch. 11 - Muscles
Ch. 12 - The Nervous System I: Neurons and Neuronal Networks
Ch. 13 - The Nervous System II: The Central Nervous System
Ch. 14 - The Autonomic Nervous System
Ch. 15 - Sensory Physiology
Ch. 16 - The Endocrine System
Ch. 17 - Cardiovascular Physiology I: The Heart
Ch. 18 - Cardiovascular Physiology II: Blood, Blood Vessels, Circulation, and Exchange
Ch. 19 - The Urinary System
Ch. 20 - Respiratory Physiology
Ch. 21 - Acid-Base Balance-- Controlling Blood pH
Ch. 22 - Introduction to the Immune System
Ch. 23 The Lymphatic System
Ch. 23 - The Digestive System
Ch. 24 - Regulation of Metabolism and Energy Balance
Ch. 25 - Human Sexual Reproduction and Development

Concept #1: The Anatomy of a Synapse

Concept #2: Chemical Synaptic Transmission

Concept #3: Post-Synaptic Receptor Types

Concept #4: Signal Termination

Concept #5: The Neuromuscular Junction

Practice: 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.)

Practice: 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.)

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

Practice: 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?