Case Files: Neuroscience (Case Files) by Rahul Jandial, Evan Y. Snyder Eugene C. Toy

Case Files: Neuroscience (Case Files) by Rahul Jandial, Evan Y. Snyder Eugene C. Toy

By Rahul Jandial, Evan Y. Snyder Eugene C. Toy

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Shortly after threshold is reached, there is a period of time where additional stimuli will not result in any action potential. This is termed the absolute refractory period and is owing to the already maximal opening of the Na+ channels. The Na+ channels begin to close even in the presence of continued presence of the depolarization; the channels become inactivated and it takes time for them to recover from the inactivation before they are able to open again. Na+ is critical for the action potential: if the extracellular concentration of Na+ decreased the amplitude of the action potential would decrease.

This is termed the absolute refractory period and is owing to the already maximal opening of the Na+ channels. The Na+ channels begin to close even in the presence of continued presence of the depolarization; the channels become inactivated and it takes time for them to recover from the inactivation before they are able to open again. Na+ is critical for the action potential: if the extracellular concentration of Na+ decreased the amplitude of the action potential would decrease. Following the peak of the action potential, additional supernormal stimuli may result in the generation of another action potential.

Amyloid plaques are hard, insoluble plaques of protein fragments that form between neurons. Neurofibrillary tangles consist of insoluble microtubules that accumulate because of abnormal tau proteins. Neurotransmitter: The oldest of the three major competing theories on the cause of the disease is the “cholinergic hypothesis” which posits that AD is caused by restricted biosynthesis of acetylcholine, so acetylcholine would be the most deficient. Treatments: There is no definitive treatment for AD.

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