Refractory Period

Mitchell Maltenfort mitchm at casbah.acns.nwu.edu
Wed Apr 29 16:18:28 EST 1992

In article <76214 at netnews.upenn.edu> rowe at pender.ee.upenn.edu (Mickey Rowe) writes:
>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
>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.

	Actually, they fire in bursts starting at 1k Hz and sharply falling

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