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1

What are the three types of neurotransmitter in the parasympathetic nervous system?

Acetylcholine
Nitric oxide
Peptides

2

In the parasympathetic nervous system, are the Ach receptors muscarinic or nicotinic?

Muscarinic

3

How many types of Ach muscarinic receptors are there?

5

4

What types of neurotransmitter are there in the sympathetic nervous system?

Noradrenaline
ATP
Peptides

5

Where is noradrenaline synthesised in the cell?

In the vesicles, from a precursor.

6

What is the only ionotropic receptor in the ANS?

The purinergic X receptor for ATP