Membrane conductance and action potential of a regenerating axonal tip.

@article{Meiri1981MembraneCA,
  title={Membrane conductance and action potential of a regenerating axonal tip.},
  author={Hamutal Meiri and Micha E. Spira and Itzchak Parnas},
  journal={Science},
  year={1981},
  volume={211 4483},
  pages={709-12}
}
The electrical membrane properties of axotomized and regenerating giant axons from the nerve cord of the cockroach Periplaneta americana were studied. Immediately after axotomy there was a decrease in resting potential, input resistance, and action potential amplitude near the cut end. This decrease was followed by the disappearance of the sodium-dependent action potential; an increase in the resting membrane conductance to K+, Na+, and Ca2+; and the appearance of a calcium-dependent action… CONTINUE READING
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