Q: dendrites/gates

Kalman Rubinson kr4 at nyu.edu
Mon Mar 21 13:07:10 EST 2005


On Mon, 21 Mar 2005 11:06:57 -0500, Joseph Legris
<jalegris at xympatico.ca> wrote:

>Kalman Rubinson wrote:
>> Well, another nit to pick is that the existence of a slightly
>> decremented potential (such as the AP) at the internodal region
>> requires neither transmembrane currents or membrane excitation, only a
>> potential difference (which does exist).
>> 
>> Kal
>
>Yes, but in a conducting medium, potential difference == current flow.

But not between the inside and outside of an internodal region.

Kal




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