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  Sympathetic stimulation increases peristalsis

TRUE/FALSE  The nicotinic receptor sub-type found in autonomic ganglia is a G-protein coupled receptor

TRUE/FALSE  The acetylcholine muscarinic receptor is an example of a G-Protein coupled receptor

TRUE/FALSE  Noradrenaline is the neurotransmitter released from all post-ganglionic sympathetic neurons

TRUE/FALSE  The sino-atrial node is innervated by the right vagus

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