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Rectification
-the name of the property that makes some electrical synapses only unidirectional
Presynaptic release of NT is dependent on what?
-Ca2+ ions entering the presynaptic axon
SNARES
-a class of proteins present of the vesicle and the inner plasma membrane of the presynaptic neuron
-facilitate binding of the vesicle to the membrane
Synaptobrevin
-the SNARE on the vesicle
Syntaxin
-the SNARE on the presynaptic neuron inner PM
Synaptotagmin
-vesicular protein that binds to Ca2+ and facilitates final binding of the vesicle to the presynaptic inner PM
Desensitized state
-the receptor has a high affinity for its agonist but the channel will not open
What is the ACh receptor selective for?
-monovalent cations
-mostly Na+ and K+