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(Science: anatomy) Pertaining to muscles and nerves.

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Nervous system

I need some help with a couple of questions. 1.Factors that Could Affect Neuromuscular Junctions I. Increase in the production of adrenaline II. Inhibition of cholinesterase synthesis III. Inhibition of acetylcholine release IV. Blockage of receptor sites for ...

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by Catherine89
Sun Feb 05, 2012 7:22 pm
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: Nervous system
Replies: 0
Views: 5044

The Heart

... node. The nervous system uses action potentials to pass on signals, and these pass on the signals to effectors (such as cardiac muscle) via neuromuscular junctions so any chance in the potential of the node will affect the action of the muscle. Therefore Ach (acetylcholine) is a neurotransmitter ...

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by Babybel56
Sat Apr 23, 2011 6:51 pm
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: The Heart
Replies: 6
Views: 11651

Re: Muscle Contractions

Hey, You have the general idea with the nerve pulse and Ach release into the neuromuscular junction... Once the Ach binds to its nicotinic receptor, it opens ligand gated channels for Na+ diffusion into muscular cell. This gives it enough "voltage" to ...

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by Jpoley
Tue Mar 01, 2011 2:42 am
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: Muscle Contractions
Replies: 1
Views: 7829

Mathematical Biology, metabolism, origins of life, evolution

... why caloric restriction works on mice but won't work on humans; and justifies the discharge of the anode of a battery into the body at the neuromuscular junctions, to increase muscle cell mass and to increase longevity in humans the way caloric restriction does it in mice. Anyone wishing ...

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by GregorioKelly
Wed Oct 17, 2007 2:19 am
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Mathematical Biology, metabolism, origins of life, evolution
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Views: 4677

God vs Evolution

... is the emphasis on explaining something nonphysical, using a physical example: I can explain myself as a creator of art. Or I can explain every neuromuscular firing that enables the actions that lead to specific creations. The latter technical description does not invalidate the former qualitative ...

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by narrowstaircase
Wed May 16, 2007 5:59 am
Forum: Evolution
Topic: God vs Evolution
Replies: 274
Views: 257613
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