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Q: What causes an action potential to be conducted along a neuron's axon? A)The change in charge difference across the membrane spreads from open sodium channels, causing sodium channels farther
along the axon to open. B)The axon returns to its resting potential. C)The change in charge difference across the membrane spreads from open potassium channels, causing sodium channels farther along the axon to open. D)The change in charge difference across the membrane spreads from open potassium channels, causing potassium channels farther along the axon to open. E)The change in charge difference across the membrane spreads from open sodium channels, causing the sodium-potassium pumps to move ions across the neuron's membrane.
A: E)The change in charge difference across the membrane spreads from open sodium channels, causing the sodium-potassium pumps to move ions across the neuron's membrane.
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Which of these causes the release of neurotransmitter molecules? A)the reception of a signal from the postsynaptic neuron B)an electrical signal reaching the end of the cell body C)an electrical signal reaching the end of an axon D)an electrical signal reaching the end of the dendrite
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An electrical signal reaching the end of an axon causes the release of neurotransmitter molecules.
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