Neurotransmitters and Ion Channels Quiz
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Neurotransmitters and Ion Channels Quiz

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What type of channels open as the cell depolarizes during neurotransmitter release?

Voltage-sensitive Ca2+ channels

Which protein interacts with Ca2+ to initiate the process of exocytosis during neurotransmitter release?

Synaptotagmin

What ion does the neurotransmitter typically bind to, leading to depolarization of the post-synaptic cell?

Sodium (Na+)

What type of neurotransmitter causes Na+ or Ca2+ to enter the cell?

<p>Glutamate</p> Signup and view all the answers

Which type of receptors are associated with ligand-gated ion channels for producing fast post-synaptic potentials?

<p>Nicotinic receptors</p> Signup and view all the answers

What type of neurotransmitter typically causes hyperpolarization by allowing Cl- to enter the cell?

<p>GABA</p> Signup and view all the answers

Where are small molecule neurotransmitters synthesized?

<p>In the cytosol of the terminal end</p> Signup and view all the answers

How are neuropeptides synthesized?

<p>By precursor proteins in the soma</p> Signup and view all the answers

What is the process of removing neurotransmitters from the synapse called?

<p>Reuptake</p> Signup and view all the answers

Where do vesicles containing neurotransmitters undergo fast anterograde transport to?

<p>Axon terminal end</p> Signup and view all the answers

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