Neuro Toxins & Drugs

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Toxins and drugs covered at SGU neuroscience class, 2nd term.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Black widow poison, promotes massive release & depletion of ACh
    • A. 

      Latrotoxin

    • B. 

      4-aminopyridine

    • C. 

      Tetanus

    • D. 

      Conotoxin

    • E. 

      Succinylcholine

  • 2. 
    Used to treat depression; it most likely works by inducing upregulation of 5-HT receptors
    • A. 

      MAO reuptake inhibitors

    • B. 

      Beta blockers

    • C. 

      Curare & pancuronium

    • D. 

      Serotonin reuptake inhibitors

    • E. 

      Morphine

  • 3. 
    Blocks Na channels at intracellular site. First blocks small myelinated axons (A delta), unmyelinated axons (C fibers) then large myelinated axons
    • A. 

      4-aminopyridine

    • B. 

      Conotoxin

    • C. 

      Lidocaine & procaine

    • D. 

      TTX (puffer fish) & Saxitoxin (red tide algae)

    • E. 

      Tetanus