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Nerve conduction

nerve conduction

The transmission of an impulse along a nerve fibre.


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Myelinated neuron

... have been trying to find out the role of voltage gated channels in the conduction of a nerve impulse along a myelinated neuron and I cannot find a simple answer, can anyone help? ...

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by sarah1ou30
Mon May 24, 2010 8:15 pm
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: Myelinated neuron
Replies: 1
Views: 1637

Saltatory Conduction

I need help understanding saltatory conduction in nerve fibers. I understand how an action potential functions at a local node, but I don't fully understand ...

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by MpXnpio
Tue Apr 06, 2010 6:15 pm
 
Forum: Cell Biology
Topic: Saltatory Conduction
Replies: 1
Views: 1656

Cardiac Conduction/EKG Interpretation

As cardiac nerve transmission flows through the pathway of SA Node, atrial syncytium, junctional fibers, AV Node, Bundle of His, Purkinje fibers, and finally, ventricular syncytium - at what point along this pathway does ventricular ...

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by Jedi of Zen
Wed Jun 13, 2007 6:16 pm
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: Cardiac Conduction/EKG Interpretation
Replies: 1
Views: 4984

The Fiber Disease

... 2.3 m/sec.....in unmyelinated now consider from the above article: A 1 (conduction velocity 30-14 m/sec) — a relatively larger number of these fibers ... of "mixed" fibers, containing myelinated and unmyelinated nerve fibers (4–2 m/sec), conducting excitation in response to both types ...

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by Skytroll
Wed Oct 25, 2006 4:44 am
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: The Fiber Disease
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Views: 5000572

The Fiber Disease

... stretch receptors of joints and muscles (stance). There are specific nerve receptors for this form of perception, just as there are specific receptors ... nerve fibers on the basis of the results of investigation of conduction velocities, thresholds of electrical excitation, and response ...

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by Skytroll
Wed Oct 25, 2006 4:28 am
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: The Fiber Disease
Replies: 7403
Views: 5000572


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