The ACh receptor causes an end plate potential to develop when activated by which 2 ions?

The acetylcholine (ACh) receptor causes an end plate potential to develop when activated by the movement of which two ions? And which way is each individual ion moving?

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  • Anonymous
    1 decade ago
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    Actually, the acetylcholine receptor is a ligand based ion channel that increases the permeability to the sodium ion. The later increase in potassium conductivity is caused by the voltage-gated potassium ion channel, not the acetylcholine.

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  • Anonymous
    1 decade ago

    Sodium and Potassium

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