ANE 538 - Autonomic Nervous System Physiology And Pharmacology
(2 cr.) Topics include classical and new chemical neurotransmitters; presynaptic modulation and release of neurotransmitter theory; re-uptake and termination of neurotransmitters; action potentials and junction potentials; central autonomic control; peripheral autonomic nervous system; autonomic neuroeffector junction; autonomic neuromuscular transmission; dopaminergic neurotransmission and receptors; noradrenergic transmission and receptors; purinergic neurotransmission; acetylcholine and muscarinic receptors, acetylcholine and nicotinic receptors; acetylcholine esterase; amino acid, peptidergic and nitrergic neurotransmission; Cardiac and visceral afferents; autonomic control of airways; autonomic control of cardiac function; neurogenic control of blood vessels; autonomic control of cerebral circulation and the renal circulation. Every Year, Fall

Fall 2015