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Adequate stimulus

Adequate stimulus

a stimulus to which a particular receptor responds effectively and that gives rise to a characteristic sensation; e.g., light and sound waves that stimulate, respectively, visual and auditory receptors.

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1. Only stimulus which is adequate (minimum at the treshold point) will be "converted" into electric signal or impulse, then will ...

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by Dr.Stein
Fri Mar 02, 2007 12:25 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Nerves
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Views: 1708

Na/K ATP-ase Reversal

... Both Na+ and K+ have channel, which is voltage-gated. When there is an adequate stimulus, Na+ channel will open and the ion will start to flow inside the cell. At some point, ...

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by Dr.Stein
Wed Feb 21, 2007 7:26 am
Forum: Cell Biology
Topic: Na/K ATP-ase Reversal
Replies: 5
Views: 5431


... generate the electrical signal. In a simplified explanation, after a stimulus causes a receptor cell to produce an electrical signal, the cell ... a sensory receptor responds is determined by the sensory receptor's adequate stimulus. Thank You. Dip Jyoti Chakraborty.

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by dipjyoti
Sat Feb 17, 2007 3:20 pm
Forum: Cell Biology
Topic: Receptor
Replies: 11
Views: 6104


... the nervous system has a connection to immune system * . IL-1 will be a stimulus to neuron, a signal that tell "there is pathogens inside the body" ... IL-1 is increased during the infection or inflammatory reaction that is adequate to be a signal for neuron in hypothalamus. * This a highlight ...

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by Dr.Stein
Tue Jul 19, 2005 3:37 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: interferon
Replies: 44
Views: 20657

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