Introduction to intercellular signal transduction I for non-specialists

Introduction to neurons, synaptic transmission, and ion channels. Speaker: Christoph Schwarzer.

By HBP Education Programme
Published Mar, 2018

Learning materials

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Description

Topics covered:

  1. Structure of cells and neurons
  2. Types of astrocytes
  3. Signal transduction
  4. Structure and function of a synapse
  5. Types of neurotransmitters
  6. Synaptic vesicles
  7. Ligand-gated ion channels
  8. Example: nicotinic acetyl choline receptor, structure and function
  9. Ion distribution and membrane potential
  10. Active transport of ions

Prerequisites

None.