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

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