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5 Matching questions

  1. addiction
  2. small molecule transmitter
  3. Structural imaging
  4. neurotransmitter
  5. acetylcholine (ACh)
  1. a a chemical messenger that communicates across a synapse.
  2. b one of a group of chemical messengers that includes amino acids and amines
  3. c a major small-molecule neurotransmitter used at the neuromusculus junction, in the autonomic nervous system, and in the CNS.
  4. d a compulsive craving for drug effects or other experience
  5. e measures of the spatial configuration of different types of tissue in the brain (principally CT and MRI)

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. an essential component of proteins (it's building blocks)
  2. a brainstem area, in which the blood brain barier barrier is more permeable, that triggers vomitting in response to the detection of circulation toxins
  3. a substane that is derived from a plant that depletes supplies of monoamines by interfering with the uptake of monoamines into synaptic vesicles; used to treat high blood pressure but often produces depression
  4. a compound extracted from opium, used to treat pain
  5. a chemical messenger that communicates with target cells at great distance, often by travelling through the circulation.

5 True/False questions

  1. barbituratea drug that produces strong sedation by acting as a GABA agonist

          

  2. neuropeptidea peptide that acts as a neurotransmitter, a neuromodulator, or a neurohormone

          

  3. adenosinepart of the biogenic amine neurotransmitters, including dopamine and serotonine

          

  4. ecstacy (MDMA)a clost relative of amphetamine that produces its behavioral effects by stimulating the release of serotonin

          

  5. curarea powerful addictive dopamine agonist derived from the leaves of the cocoa plant in south america

          

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