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  1. monoamine oxidase
  2. muscarinic receptor
  3. nitric oxdie (NO)
  4. nicotine
  5. cocain
  1. a a powerful addictive dopamine agonist derived from the leaves of the cocoa plant in south america
  2. b a stimulant drug that is the major active component found in tobacco
  3. c an enzyme that breaks down monoamines
  4. d a gas that performs a type of signaling between neurons
  5. e a postsynaptic receptor that responds to both ACh and muscarine

5 Multiple Choice Questions

  1. a chemical messenger that communicates with target cells at great distance, often by travelling through the circulation.
  2. a postsynaptic receptor that respondes to nicotine and ACh
  3. one of a group of chemical messengers that includes amino acids and amines
  4. a variation of amphetamine that is cheaply produced and widely abused in the US
  5. 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

5 True/False Questions

  1. withdrawalthe symptoms that occur when certain adictive drugs are no longer administered in smaller quantities.


  2. voxel-based morphometry (VBM)a technique for segregating and measuring differences in white matter and gray matter concentration


  3. area postremaa byproduct of adenosine trisphosphate that functions as a neurotransmitter


  4. indoleamineone of a subgroup of monoamines includnig seratonin and melatonin


  5. adenosinea byproduct of adenosine trisphosphate that functions as a neurotransmitter


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