May 15, 2021  
2020-2021 Academic Catalog 
    
2020-2021 Academic Catalog

NEUR 242: Fundamentals of Cellular and Molecular Neuroscience


(1 Unit)
Prerequisites: NEUR 241  and BIOL 195 , or permission of instructor.
An introduction to neuroscience with emphasis at the cellular and molecular levels. Covers structure and function of neurons and glial cells, electrical and chemical synapses, neurotransmitters, aspects of vision, axon guidance and outgrowth, energy metabolism in the brain, and the hormones and brain regions that affect eating activity and behavior. Albertson.