Refractory Period

Mickey Rowe rowe at pender.ee.upenn.edu
Wed Apr 29 12:25:01 EST 1992


Whoops, I forgot something else that I wanted to add.

In article <75178 at netnews.upenn.edu> pedro at mulab.physiol.upenn.edu
     (maldonado) writes:

>In physiological (real) conditions, the highest rate are only up to
>1Khz.

While this is a good rule of thumb, there are some cells that are
known to be a bit faster.  You might want to look into Renshaw Cells
(in mammalian spinal cord).  I think that they can respond at rates
one or two magnitudes higher.

Mickey Rowe     (rowe at pender.ee.upenn.edu)



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