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Outline two mechanisms by which the flow of information

Campbell Biology | 9th Edition | ISBN: 9780321558237 | Authors: Jane B. Reece, Lisa A. Urry, Michael L. Cain, Steven A. Wasserman, Peter V. Minorsky, Robert B. Jackson ISBN: 9780321558237 192

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Campbell Biology | 9th Edition | ISBN: 9780321558237 | Authors: Jane B. Reece, Lisa A. Urry, Michael L. Cain, Steven A. Wasserman, Peter V. Minorsky, Robert B. Jackson

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Problem 49.14

Outline two mechanisms by which the flow of information between two neurons in adults can increase.

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BIO 20B WEEK 6 LECTURE 10 NOTES Action Potential & Muscular System TEST YOURSELF 1 What is the relationship between a graded potential and an action potential 2 What is the threshold 3 Why is an action potential all or none - can you explain in terms of what is happening to the voltage gate channels 4 An action potential is an example of a positive feedback loop - can you explain why THE CHANGE IS PROPAGATED DOWN THE NEURON IN A FAST, SELF-PROPAGATING WAY Hyperpolarization (undershoot phase) = refractory period  During this period Na+ inactivation gates remain closed  This period is known as the absolute refractory period o Because another action potential cannot fire o Sets the maximum rate at which a neuron can fire 

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Textbook: Campbell Biology
Edition: 9
Author: Jane B. Reece, Lisa A. Urry, Michael L. Cain, Steven A. Wasserman, Peter V. Minorsky, Robert B. Jackson
ISBN: 9780321558237

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