ALCOHOL

To develop an understanding of the effects and MOA of alcohol

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  • Created by: Gabrielle
  • Created on: 14-12-11 20:57

M.O.A

Alcohol is a fat soluble molecule

Fats (lipids) are a major componenet of cell membrances including neurons

Alcohol enters cell membrances of neurons and changes properties

Receptors located on cell membrances

Receptor properties altered by presence of alcohol

Cell membranes control release of neurotransmitters

Release of neurotransmitters affected by presence of alcohol

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