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Clacium channel blocker

cadmium

2

blocks sodium channels

tetrodotoxin

3

Two ways effect of presynaptic Ca++ on NT release have been shown

Using Ca++ sensitive fluorescent dyes:
1. microinjection of Ca++ in presyn terminal w/o presyn action potential causes NT release
2. Injection of Ca++ chelators prevents NT release when there is AP

4

Ca++ chelator

buffers calcium

5

In NT release, Ca++ is a ______

second messenger

6

Protein that probably tethers reserve pool

synapsin

7

Allows synapsin to dissociate from vesicles

CaMKII phosphorylates synapsin

8

synaptotagmin is found

in the membranes of synaptic vesicles

9

EPC equation

gACh(Vm - Erev)

10

Metabotropic receptors also called

G-protein-coupled receptors