CSGD Quiz 3 2007

1

Which ONE of the following is the principal mechanism for the inactivation of the neurotransmitter noradrenaline?


2

With regard to the prostate gland, which ONE of the following statements is CORRECT?


3

Epilepsy can be treated with drugs that can target specific receptors or ion channels. Which ONE of the following is the molecular target for the anti-epileptic drug Phenytoin?


4

Specific neurotransmitters, receptors, signalling molecules and gene expression mechanisms have been implicated in synaptic plasticity and thus cellular processes are thought to underlie learning and memory. Which ONE of the following has been most clearly associated with long-term potentiation (LTP) by experimental evidence?


5

Which ONE of the following statements regarding oxygen free radicals (or reactive oxygen species) is CORRECT?


6

Which ONE of the following pharmacological agents is least likely to cause delirium in older people?


7

Which ONE of the following classes of medication is most commonly under-prescribed in elderly patients?


8

Which ONE of the following statements is CORRECT?


9

Which ONE of the following best explains the main cause of standard trisomy 21?


10

Which ONE of the following statements about gene dosage is CORRECT?