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Sensory receptors

sensory receptors

peripheral endings of afferent neurons.

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Re: Theories - Origin of Life

... an acute sense of taste. Taste is used to help avoid harmful foods. Sensory receptors inside the bird's mouth detect sweet, salt, sour (acid), and bitter tastes. Sensitivity ...

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by scottie
Thu Apr 14, 2011 8:27 pm
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Theories - Origin of Life
Replies: 563
Views: 1135174

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: 4534

Origins of Music

... It's possible that the tones themselves and their pattern of activating sensory receptors and thus brain cells and pathways is in some way connected to the pleasing quality ...

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by Eous
Mon Aug 03, 2009 2:42 am
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: Origins of Music
Replies: 6
Views: 6540

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: 48514

Tandem repeats: a sensory apparatus made of DNA?

... myself and my girlfriend developed the following hypothesis for a viral sensory system composed of DNA. We thought it was eye-opening, and that we ... When there are multiple receptors (multiple repeats), stochastic information storage may be more ...

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by hanandmark
Mon Sep 15, 2008 12:36 pm
Forum: Microbiology
Topic: Tandem repeats: a sensory apparatus made of DNA?
Replies: 0
Views: 2373
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