CNS & PNS Histology & Physiology - BM5 NLM1

1. True or false: inhibitory post-synaptic potentials can undergo both spatial & temporal summation?

  • True
  • False
  • Pass
  • I'm sorry I haven't a clue
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2. What is the role of Oligodendrocytes in the CNS?

  • Support the endothelial cells of the blood-brain barrier and participate in brain scarring
  • Myelination
  • Secrete CSF
  • Provide active immune defence

3. An average CNS neuron may have 10000 connections. How many connections does a cerebellar Purkinje cell have?

  • 100000
  • 10000
  • 100
  • 1000

4. There are multiple types of synapse. Which of the following is the most common?

  • Axo-passivic
  • Axo-dendritic
  • Axo-axonic
  • Axo-somatic

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

  • Pass
  • Hmmmm, give us a minute... Nope, we don't know.
  • False
  • True

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