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Structural and Metabolic Processes Directly Related to Action Potential Propagation

Handbook of Physiology, The Nervous System, Cellular Biology of Neurons

  1. L. B. Cohen1,
  2. P. De Weer2

Published Online: 1 JAN 2011

DOI: 10.1002/cphy.cp010105

Comprehensive Physiology

Comprehensive Physiology

How to Cite

Cohen, L. B. and De Weer, P. 2011. Structural and Metabolic Processes Directly Related to Action Potential Propagation. Comprehensive Physiology. 137–159.

Author Information

  1. 1

    Department of Physiology, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, Connecticut

  2. 2

    Department of Physiology and Biophysics, Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, Missouri

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 1 JAN 2011

Abstract

The sections in this article are:

  • 1
    Structure
    • 1.1
      Optical Properties
    • 1.2
      Heat Production
  • 2
    Recovery Processes Following Impulse Conduction
    • 2.1
      Properties of the Sodium-Potassium Pump
    • 2.2
      Recovery Heat
    • 2.3
      Oxygen Consumption
    • 2.4
      Intrinsic Fluorescence
    • 2.5
      Metabolic Intermediates
    • 2.6
      Metabolic Control
    • 2.7
      Electrical Phenomena Accompanying Recovery
  • 3
    Prognosis