Action potential propagation

Action potential initiation and propagation. Speaker: Carl Petersen.

By EPFL
Published Feb, 2016

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Topics covered:

  • Spatiotemporal membrane dynamics and transmission time
  • The axon initial segment
  • Action potential initiation and propagation
  • Passive spread of subthreshold membrane potential
  • Impact of myelination on action potential propagation speed
  • Nodes of Ranvier and saltatory conduction