Alcohol ’ s Effect on Neuron Firing California State Polytechnic University , Pomona and Loyola Marymount University


Neurons are responsible for transmitting messages throughout the body via long distance electrical signals known as action potentials. These depend on the active transport of sodium and potassium ions across the cell membrane. The effect of various drugs on the process of neuron firing is a current research interest. The Hodgkin-Huxley equations, a system… (More)


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