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Info request: effects of neural tissue stimulation

cpandora at home.com cpandora at home.com
Tue Oct 6 15:06:40 EST 1998

The range for neural tissue resistance that you gave fits with values I
have found in the few articles I have read so far. Would you mind giving
me any references that you know about that cite these numbers?

Thank you,
P. Chatte

David W. Peters wrote:
> Regarding the resistance of human neural tissue, there are various
> factors (ionic concentrations across the membrane, physical construct
> of the membrane, etc.) which would effect the figure.  A reasonable
> mean figure for the specific resistance of a nerve cell membrane would
> be 103 - 105 ohm/cm2 .  Synthetic membranes typically have a higher
> (~107 ) specific resistance.

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