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Chapter 5


Curares (violet) effect on a synapse. Curare is an arrow poison and the antidote to several alkyl phosphates.

The mysterious effect of the arrow poison Curare on a muscle cell:

What happens, if a transmitter is released against a muscle cell contaminated with Curare:

- Curare rejects neurotransmitters by binding the ion channels in the synaptic cleft between two neurons

- Due to rejection, no action potential is released...