Nov '13
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MCAT Question of the Day | MCAT Course


  • Q:

    Local anesthetics function as membrane-stabilizers in neurons to reversibly block depolarization. Based on this information, such compounds do which of the following?

     

    A

    Bind to allosteric sites on sodium voltage-gated channels

    B

    Enhance the activity of the sodium-potassium pump

    C

    Prevent the influx of sodium ions

    D

    Stimulate the opening of sodium voltage-gated channels




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