Neuroscience Vocab

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