BT_PO 1.51 Autonomic nervous system

BT_PO 1.51

Describe the autonomic nervous system and its physiological roles including:

· Autonomic receptors and cellular effects of receptor activation

· Autonomic transmitters, their synthesis, release and fate

TRUE/FALSE  Acetylcholine is the neurotransmitter released from all pre-ganglionic autonomic neurons

TRUE/FALSE  Acetylcholine is released from all post-ganglionic parasympathetic neurons except those that innervate sweat glands

TRUE/FALSE  The adrenal medulla is innervated by inhibitory parasympathetic neurons

TRUE/FALSE  Plasma concentration of acetylcholine are low predominantly due to pseudocholinesterase

TRUE/FALSE  Nicotinic acetylcholine receptors mediate transmission at autonomic ganglia

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