NEUR 358 - Cellular and Molecular Neurobiology

3 cr.

(Prerequisites: BIOL 141 -BIOL 142 )

Introduces Biology and Neuroscience majors to the cellular and molecular biology of the vertebrate nervous system. Includes ion channel structure and function, synthesis, packaging and release of neurotransmitters, receptor and transduction mechanisms, intracellular signaling, cell-to-cell communication, glial cell function, and neural growth and development.  Three hours lecture.  (Credit cannot be earned for NEUR 358 and BIOL 358 .)

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