Ion Channels

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fruitpunch
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294000
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Ion Channels
Updated:
2015-01-27 00:23:20
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Ion channels
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Ion Channels
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  1. Ion Channels
    • Leak Channels
    • Voltage Gated
    • Ligand Gated
    • Mechanical/Stretch
  2. The ____ leak channels contribute more to the resting potential of a cell than do ___ channels.
    K+, Na+
  3. ______ channels produce a depolarization in the membrane, which can trigger a positive feedback loop to cause more ___ channels to open and produce an action potential.
    Na+, Na+
  4. A friend pressing on your finger or a leaf landing on your hand can trigger _______ to open in which afferent neurons will then a send a signal to the CNS.
    Mechanical/stretch channels

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