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Biology
Posted 3 months ago

Which of the following statements regarding electrical or chemical synapses is CORRECT?
a. Transmission at an electrical synapse relies on the release of neurotransmitter from vesicles.
b. Information flow at a chemical synapse is bidirectional.
c. Transmission at a chemical synapse relies on direct ion flow between presynaptic and postsynaptic cell.
d. Electrical synapses provide flexibility and can be inhibitory.
e. An action potential at a presynaptic cell can cause inhibition in the postsynaptic cell at a chemical synapse.
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Answer from Sia
Posted 3 months ago
E
Key Concept
Inhibition at chemical synapses
Explanation
An action potential at a presynaptic cell can indeed cause inhibition in the postsynaptic cell at a chemical synapse through the release of inhibitory neurotransmitters.

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