[Neuroscience] Re: Equation that explains the behaviour of a circuit in voltage clamp

Bill.Connelly via neur-sci%40net.bio.net (by connelly.bill from gmail.com)
Sat Apr 4 04:34:37 EST 2009

On Apr 4, 3:32 am, r norman <r_s_nor... from comcast.net> wrote:

> If you use non-step clamp voltages, you just calculate the dV/dt term
> and subtract the capacitative component from the total current to get
> the pure ionic component.

Well this is exactly where I am stuck, how do I calculate the current
that "crosses" the capcitor, I know its somehow proportional to the
series resistor, the membrane capacitance and dV/dt, but exactly how,
I'm not sure.

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