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The presynaptic terminal contains numerous synaptic vesicles filled with a neurotransmitter and the postsynaptic membrane is equipped with receptors for that specific neurotransmitter. Synaptic transmission involves the release of a neurotransmitter from presynaptic terminals and then the binding of the neurotransmitter to postsynaptic receptors. The receptors, in response, open specific ion channels that lead to changes in postsynaptic membrane potential. Neurotransmitters 1 What are the major neurotransmitters of the CNS and PNS?
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Since the speed of the passive current depends on the longitudinal conductance of the axoplasm, increasing the axonal size helps increase the conduction velocity of an axon. Another way to help conduction speed is by myelinating axons, which prevents current leakage through the axonal membrane and effectively insulates them. , internode) has no voltage‐gated Na+ and K+ channels. These channels are located at the node of Ranvier. 8B). Myelination of axons makes this possible. As the passive current generated by an action potential at one node is strong enough to reach the adjacent node, it activates voltage‐gated Na+ and K+ channels rm rin Axon threshold at the trigger zone generates a burst of action potentials, not just one action potential.