CNS & PNS Histology & Physiology - BM5 NLM1

1. What is the role of Oligodendrocytes in the CNS?

  • Support the endothelial cells of the blood-brain barrier and participate in brain scarring
  • Provide active immune defence
  • Myelination
  • Secrete CSF
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2. True or false: inhibitory post-synaptic potentials can undergo both spatial & temporal summation?

  • True
  • False
  • Pass
  • I'm sorry I haven't a clue

3. True or false: dendrites contain ribosomes and mRNA, suggesting some protein synthesis occurs in them?

  • True
  • Yep, nope, well maybe, I don't really have a clue what's going on...
  • False
  • Pass

4. True or false: Inhibitory synapses tend to be close to the soma?

  • true
  • False
  • Pass
  • Hmm... Just a minute

5. What is temporal summation?

  • Summation of excitatory post-synaptic potentials generated at the same synapse immediately
  • Summation of excitatory post-synaptic potentials generated at multiple synapses immediately
  • Summation of excitatory post-synaptic potentials generated at the same synapse within rapid succession
  • Summation of excitatory post-synaptic potentials generated at multiple synapses within rapid succession

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