Bio help please!! what is the sequence of events that follow to bring about the excitation of the next neuron?

A neuron releases acetylcholine (a neurotransmitter) at a junction. What is the sequence of events that follow to bring about the excitation of the next neuron?

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  • 8 years ago
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    The Ach travels accross the synaptic cleft, binds to the nicotinic receptor on the postsynaptic neuron, which opens a sodium channel, influx of sodium depolarizes the cell, when brought to threshold, the postsynaptic neuron sends an action potential down the axon to the synaptic bulb/terminal.

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