Extracellular Action Potentials


Exploration of the cytoplasm of the giant esophageal cell of Ascaris with a recording microelectrode shows the existence of shallow spaces where the microelectrode tip becomes extracellular in spite of being in the interior of the cell. When the microelectrode penetrates into these spaces from the cytoplasm, the resting potential shifts to a different level… (More)


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