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Which of the following statements best describes saltatory conduction? a. It inhibits direct neurotransmitter release. b. It transmits the action potential at the nodes of Ranvier andthus speeds up impulses on myelinated axons. c. It increases neurotransmitter release at the presynapticmembrane. d. It decreases neurotransmitter uptake at chemically gatedpostsynaptic channels. e. It removes neurotransmitters from the synaptic cleft.

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Peter J. Russell + 2 others
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 9781305389892

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Which of the following statements best describes saltatory conduction?

a. It inhibits direct neurotransmitter release.

b. It transmits the action potential at the nodes of Ranvier andthus speeds up impulses on myelinated axons.

c. It increases neurotransmitter release at the presynapticmembrane.

d. It decreases neurotransmitter uptake at chemically gatedpostsynaptic channels.

e. It removes neurotransmitters from the synaptic cleft.

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