Neuroscience Vocab

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

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