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Sensory Receptor

An organ having nerve endings (in the skin or viscera or eye or ear or nose or mouth) that respond to stimulation.


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sensory question

... increase c. many bombykol sensitive hairs are stimulated per second d. a larger number of bombykol sensitive hair undergoes adaptation e. the receptor potential in bombykol sensitive hair is reduced Answer says B. However it seems that b is implying that the magnitude of the action potential ...

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by jjkwest1
Wed Apr 18, 2012 6:23 am
 
Forum: Cell Biology
Topic: sensory question
Replies: 2
Views: 2819

Nervous system

... synthesis III. Inhibition of acetylcholine release IV. Blockage of receptor sites for acetylcholine in the muscle Identify all the factors that ... mV of stimuli and at 4 mV of stimuli. c)Choose a specific example of a sensory neuron, and explain neural stimulation and impulses in terms of the ...

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by Catherine89
Sun Feb 05, 2012 7:22 pm
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: Nervous system
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Views: 3934

sensory neuron q

Sensory neuron have a resting potential based on the inflow of K+ ions, what passive channels can be found on olfactory receptor, and membrane of pacinian corpuscles? correct me if I'm wrong, but is it K+ channels?

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by jdmking18
Sat Sep 03, 2011 9:15 am
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: sensory neuron q
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Views: 3602

neuro questions!

... across the membrane of a cell d) multi-unit activity My guess: c. Sensory adaptation: a) only occurs at phasic receptors b) only occurs at tonic receptors c) is due to a change in the quantitative way that ...

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by yj90
Wed Jan 19, 2011 4:37 am
 
Forum: Physiology
Topic: neuro questions!
Replies: 2
Views: 4015

Re: Homosexuality - mutation? Evolutionary reasons.

... in the normal state in males, a specific set of cells in the male sensory nervous system contain "female phermone receptors" that bind to "female phermones". The same is true in females, females ...

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by Magnus1
Sun Dec 07, 2008 3:12 am
 
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Homosexuality - mutation? Evolutionary reasons.
Replies: 39
Views: 44613
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