The Hodgkin-Huxley theory of the action potential

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The Hodgkin-Huxley (H-H) theory of the action potential, formulated 50 years ago, remains one of the great success stories in biology, and ranks among the most significant conceptual breakthroughs in neuro-science. Together with the artificial neural networks of McCulloch and Pitts, the quan-tal theory of Katz, and the cable theory of Rall, all developed at… (More)

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