Human Anatomy & Physiology (9th Edition)

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Chapter 11 - Fundamentals of the Nervous System and Nervous Tissue - Review Questions - Page 426: 4


Answer. C A single non-selective channel will open permitting the flow of Na+ and K+ ions, simultaneously,

Work Step by Step

The binding of neurotransmitters at excitatory chemical synapses results in the generation of local graded potentials. Activation of non-selective glutamate receptors cause the opening of non-selective channels: this permist Na+ and K+ ions to pass through simultaneously.
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