9.09J / 7.29J Cellular Neurobiology, Spring 2005
Author(s)Littleton, Troy; Quinn, William
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This course serves as an introduction to the structure and function of the nervous system. Emphasis is placed on the cellular properties of neurons and other excitable cells. Topics covered include the structure and biophysical properties of excitable cells, synaptic transmission, neurochemistry, neurodevelopment, and the integration of information in simple systems and the visual system.
neurobiology, structure, function, nervous system, cellular, neurons, excitable cells, biophysics, synaptic transmission, neurochemistry, neurodevelopment, visual system, neuromuscular junction, membrane channels, signaling, ion channels, action potential, neurotransmitters, biochemistry, synapses, learning, memory, axons, hearing, thermoreception, pain, cognitive function, 9.09J, 9.09, 7.29J, 7.29