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A Post synaptic ionotropic receptor permenant to only one ion is known to be inhibitory (Activation of the receptor generates an IPSP).

Which of the following Ions might pass through such an Ion channel

Calcium

Sodium

Potassium

Chloride

glucose

I am confused can you please explain

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Neurotransmitter receptor sites and their related, voltage-dependent ion channels compose a functional unit in the postsynaptic membrane. These units are called ionotropic receptors. In general, there are four major ...

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