The association of the supernormal period and the depolarizing afterpotential in myelinated frog and rat sciatic nerve.

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Excitability properties of isolated frog and rat sciatic nerve fibers were examined using intra-axonal and sucrose-gap recording techniques. Paired stimulation experiments on rat myelinated fibers indicate that a small proportion (11%; n = 84) of these axons demonstrate decreased threshold indicative of a supernormal period. In contrast, 81% (n = 23) of… (More)

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@article{Bowe1987TheAO, title={The association of the supernormal period and the depolarizing afterpotential in myelinated frog and rat sciatic nerve.}, author={Constance M Bowe and Jeffery D Kocsis and S. G. Waxman}, journal={Neuroscience}, year={1987}, volume={21 2}, pages={585-93} }