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relationship between Dia and conduction Velocity

Ron Blue rcb1 at LEX.LCCC.EDU
Wed Feb 7 09:04:59 EST 1996

On Wed, 7 Feb 1996, Dong-Sik Park wrote:
> Factors determining conduction velocity are diameter, myelination,
> temperature & Age.
> The larger the diameter, the faster the conduction.
> The relationship between fibe diameter and conduction velocity is 
> shown to be 6m/sec/um (micrometer) for relatively large-diameter
> myelinated mammalian nerve fiber.
IF oscillation/association of neuro impulses is the way information is 
carriered in the nervous system then there should be a relationship be the
average gaussian oscillation and velocity of conduction i.e. 6m/sec/um.
Ron Blue

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