Neurophysiology Study Guide : Membranes And Transport, Ion Channels, Electrical Phenomena, Action Potential, Signal Transduction & more.

Neurophysiology Study Guide : Membranes And Transport, Ion Channels, Electrical Phenomena, Action Potential, Signal Transduction & more.

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Neurophysiology Study Guide : Membranes And Transport, Ion Channels, Electrical Phenomena, Action Potential, Signal Transduction & more. by MobileReference

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Audience: Intended for everyone interested in Neurophysiology, particularly undergraduate and graduate life science students, medical students, and nursing students.

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Table of Contents

I. Neurocellular Anatomy

Neuron: Axon | Dendrite | Apical dendrite | Dendritic spine | Afferent nerve | Efferent nerve | Sensory nerve | Motor nerve

Axonal Transport and Growth: Axoplasmic transport | Kinesin | Dynein | Myosin | Growth cone | Axon guidance

Synapse: Synaptic Vesicles | Exocytosis | Endocytosis | Synaptic plasticity | SNARE | Synaptobrevin | Synapsin | NSF | Excitatory synapse | Inhibitory synapse | Electrical synapse | Gap junction

Types of neurons: Pyramidal cell | Betz cell | Purkinje cell | Neuromuscular junction | Muscle spindle | Golgi organ | Motor neuron | Sensory neuron

Glial cell: Astrocyte | Oligodendrocyte | Schwann cell | Myelin | Nodes of Ranvier

Cytoskeleton: Actin | Intermediate filament | Microtubule

II. Membranes And Transport

Membrane Structure: Fluid mosaic model | Detailed Structure

Membrane Components: Phospholipids | Sphingomyelin | Glycolipid | Glycocalix | Cholesterol

Movement of Molecules: Diffusion | Osmosis | Electrochemical gradient

Passive transport: Facilitated diffusion | Ion channel

Active transport: ATP-Dependent Na/K Pump | Proton pump | Antiporter | Symporter

III. Ion Channels

Channels: Ion channel | Gap junction

Voltage-gated: Potassium channel | Sodium channel | BK channel | Inward-rectifier potassium ion channel | Resting channels | Calcium channel

Ligand-gated: NMDA receptor | AMPA receptor | Kainate receptor | Nicotinic acetylcholine receptor | Glycine receptor | GABA receptor

Other ion channels: Cyclic nucleotide-gated | Stretch-activated | G-protein-gated | Light-gated | Gap junction

IV. Electrical Phenomena

Review: Electrical charge | Resistance | Capacitance

Resting Membrane Potential: Ionic Basis | Number of ions involved in generating the resting potential | Equilibrium potential | Other values of membrane potential | Implications | Nernst equation | Goldman equation | Depolarization | Hyperpolarization

Action Potential: Threshold and initiation | Circuit model | Propagation | Refractory period | Evolutionary purpose | Nodes of Ranvier | Reflex arc

Postsynaptic Potential: Excitatory postsynaptic potential | Inhibitory postsynaptic potential | Spatial summation | Temporal summation | Shunting

V. Signal Transduction

Extracellular Signalling - Neurotransmitters and receptors: Acetylcholine | Degradation by acetylcholinesterase | Ach Receptors

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781605010786
Publisher: MobileReference
Publication date: 01/01/2010
Series: Mobi Medical
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
File size: 1 MB

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