M200F. Cellular Neurophysiology
(Same as Neuroscience M202 and Physiological Science M202.) Lecture, three hours; discussion, two hours. Requisites: Physiological Science 111A (or M180A or Physics 5C), 166. Advanced course in cellular physiology of neurons. Action and membrane potentials, channels and channel blockers, gates, ion pumps and neuronal homeostasis, synaptic receptors, drug-receptor interactions, transmitter release, modulation by second messengers, and sensory transduction. Letter grading.