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1. At the NMJ there are multiple terminal boutons. What is a terminal boutons?

  • The vesicles that hold the neurotransmitter in the pre-synaptic membrane
  • The site of neurotransmitter release
  • The LMN
  • The whole motor end plate
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2. Which of the following is an autoimmune condition affecting nicotinic ACh receptors?

  • Synaptobrevin
  • Myasthenia Gravis
  • Lambert-Eaton Myasthenic Syndrome
  • Synaptotagmin

3. What are the two products of the metabolism of ACh?

  • Acetic Acid & Choline
  • Acetic Acid & Cholinesterase
  • Acetylcholine & Ester
  • Acetyl CoA & Choline

4. What is the NMJ?

  • The point at which electrical activity is passed into neurons from muscles
  • The point at which neuronal activity is transduced into movement
  • The National Monkey Journal
  • The point at which acetylcholine interacts with nicotinic type 1 receptors

5. True or false: a single AP will result in a single twitch?

  • True
  • 1945
  • False
  • Pass


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