The Neuromuscular Junction - Medicine BM5 NLM1

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1. What is another name for a LMN?

  • Alpha motor neuron
  • Delta motor neuron
  • Beta motor neuron
  • Gamma motor neuron
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2. True or false: a single AP will result in a single twitch?

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  • 1945
  • True
  • False

3. Which of the following features allow the post-synaptic terminal to be an effective site of neurotransmitter reception?

  • Complex junctional folds, large surface area & few receptors
  • Complex junctional folds, large surface area & lots of receptors
  • Complex junctional folds, small surface area & lots of receptors
  • Simple junctional folds, large surface area & lots of receptors

4. What is the NMJ?

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

5. What range of muscle fibres can one LMN innervate?

  • 10-1000 muscle fibres
  • 1-100 muscle fibres
  • 10-10000 muscle fibres
  • 1000-10000 muscle fibres

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