5 Written questions
5 Matching questions
- small molecule transmitter
- Structural imaging
- acetylcholine (ACh)
- a a chemical messenger that communicates across a synapse.
- b one of a group of chemical messengers that includes amino acids and amines
- c a major small-molecule neurotransmitter used at the neuromusculus junction, in the autonomic nervous system, and in the CNS.
- d a compulsive craving for drug effects or other experience
- e measures of the spatial configuration of different types of tissue in the brain (principally CT and MRI)
5 Multiple choice questions
- an essential component of proteins (it's building blocks)
- a brainstem area, in which the blood brain barier barrier is more permeable, that triggers vomitting in response to the detection of circulation toxins
- 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
- a compound extracted from opium, used to treat pain
- a chemical messenger that communicates with target cells at great distance, often by travelling through the circulation.
5 True/False questions
barbiturate → a drug that produces strong sedation by acting as a GABA agonist
neuropeptide → a peptide that acts as a neurotransmitter, a neuromodulator, or a neurohormone
adenosine → part of the biogenic amine neurotransmitters, including dopamine and serotonine
ecstacy (MDMA) → a clost relative of amphetamine that produces its behavioral effects by stimulating the release of serotonin
curare → a powerful addictive dopamine agonist derived from the leaves of the cocoa plant in south america