Extracellular Potentials from Single Spinal Motoneurons

@article{Freygang1959ExtracellularPF,
  title={Extracellular Potentials from Single Spinal Motoneurons},
  author={Walter H. Freygang and Konstanze Frank},
  journal={The Journal of General Physiology},
  year={1959},
  volume={42},
  pages={749 - 760}
}
Extracellular action potentials found close to the surface of motoneurons are related to the intracellular spikes. Evidence is cited to support the assumption that the extracellular spikes have the same time course as the membrane current at the site of recording. Simultaneously recorded intracellular and extracellular spikes are compared. Intracellular spikes are transformed, by means of a circuit which is equivalent to the extracellular recording situation, into transients that are like those… CONTINUE READING

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