Mastering A&P Chapter 11 - Fundamentals of the Nervous System and Nervous Tissue

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Events that occur during synaptic activity are listed here, but they are arranged in an incorrect order. Choose the correct order of these events below.
(a) Voltage-gated calcium channels open
(b) Neurotransmitter binds to receptors
(c) Action potential arrives at axon terminal
(d) Neurotransmitter is removed from the synaptic cleft
(e) Neurotransmitter released into synaptic cleft
(f) Graded potential generated in postsynaptic cell

(a) Voltage-gated calcium channels open (e) Neurotransmitter released into the synaptic cleft (c) Action potential arrives at axon terminal (b) Neurotransmitter binds to receptors (f) Graded potential generated in postsynaptic cell (d) Neurotransmitter is removed from the synaptic cleft

(c) Action potential arrives at axon terminal (a) Voltage-gated calcium channels open (e) Neurotransmitter released into synaptic cleft (b) Neurotransmitter binds to receptors (f) Graded potential generated in postsynaptic cell (d) Neurotransmitter is removed from the synaptic cleft

(d) Neurotransmitter is removed from the synaptic cleft (b) Neurotransmitter binds to receptors (f) Graded potential generated in postsynaptic cell (c) Action potential arrives at axon terminal (a) Voltage-gated calcium channels open (e) Neurotransmitter released into the synaptic cleft

(c) Action potential arrives at axon terminal (a) Voltage-gated calcium channels open (e) Neurotransmitter released into the synaptic cleft (d) Neurotransmitter is removed from the synaptic cleft (b) Neurotransmitter binds to receptors (f) Graded potential generated in postsynaptic cell
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