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

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