Card Set Information
Pharm Cards for NeuroII at RVU
is either Metabotropic or Ionotropic?
is either Ionotropic or Metabotropic?
Glutamate and Aspartate are what kind of neurotransmitters?
Excitatory Amino Acid Transmitters
Gamma amino butyric acid (GABA) and Glycine are what kinds of neurotransmitters?
inhibitory amino acid transmitters
Histamine, Serotonin (5-hydroxytryptamine, 5-HT) Dopamine, Norepinephrine, and Acetylcholine are what kind of neurotransmitters?
small molecule transmitters
Where are neuropeptide transmitters synthesized and packaged into vesicles?
What are some ways in which a signal to a post synaptic neuron can be eliminated?
Elimination of transmitter by reuptake transporter or enzymatic breakdown.
What is retrograde signaling?
when the postsynaptic cell transmits information to the presynaptic cell, often modulating neurotransmitter release
What presynaptic sites can you influence through drug action that will affect signalling?
What are the primary sites of drug action on the postsynaptic cells?
Direct receptor interaction
modulating second messengers