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Resting potential?
The assembling of proteins from amino acids
The final product of gene expression
Direct communication through gap junctions
ions with a net positive charge (Na and K)
The force exerted on a charged particle
Stacks of membranes near the nucleus
Site of cellular respiration
Postsynaptic membrane is thicker than presynaptic
Branches of the axon
The relative ability of an electric charge to migrate from one point to another
points along the axon without myelin through which ions move in and out
Equation that allows us to calculate the membrane potential at equilibrium using the relative permiabilities of the membranes
Equation that allows us to calculate the equilibrium potential for an ion using the concentration difference
PSPs adding up via one neuron
Responsible for sorting proteins
membrane potential
Reading of DNA
ions with a net negative charge (Ci and Ca)
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Determines the shape of the neuron
Blocks the effects of a neurotransmitter
Forms the initial segment of the axon
The process of assembling a piece of mRNA
Mimics the effects of neurotransmitter
PSPs adding up via one or more neurons
Action potential?
Rapid repolarization of the membrane
Small bubbles of membrane near the axon terminal
Synaptic vesicles fuse with presynaptic membrane and release neurotransmitters
Part of the action potential where the inside of the neuron is positively charged with respect to the outside
Post and pre synaptic membrane are similar thickness
Current = conductance x potential difference
When a neuron makes contact with another cell
Glia which fills space between neurons
The cite of protein synthesis
Rapid depolarization of the membrane
Ohm's law?

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