Chapter 14. The Action Potential

  1. C. U. M. Smith

Published Online: 11 FEB 2003

DOI: 10.1002/0470857498.ch14

Elements of Molecular Neurobiology, Third Edition

Elements of Molecular Neurobiology, Third Edition

How to Cite

Smith, C. U. M. (2002) The Action Potential, in Elements of Molecular Neurobiology, Third Edition, John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/0470857498.ch14

Author Information

  1. Department of Vision Sciences, Aston University, Birmingham, UK

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 11 FEB 2003
  2. Published Print: 15 SEP 2002

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470843536

Online ISBN: 9780470857496

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Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Voltage-clamp Analyses

  • Patch-clamp Analyses

  • Propagation of the Action Potential

  • Initiation of the Impulse

  • Rate of Propagation

  • Conclusion