The resistance of the septum of the medium giant axon of the earthworm

@article{Brink1977TheRO,
  title={The resistance of the septum of the medium giant axon of the earthworm},
  author={Paul A. Brink and Lloyd Barr},
  journal={The Journal of General Physiology},
  year={1977},
  volume={69},
  pages={517 - 536}
}
It is generally thought that nexuses constitute low-resistance pathways between cell interiors in epithelial, neural, muscular, and even connective tissues. However, there are no reliable estimates of the specific resistance of a nexus. The reason for this is that in most cases the surfaces of nexuses between cells are geometrically complex and therefore it has been very hard to accurately estimate nexal areas. However, the septa of the median giant axon have a relatively simple shape. Moreover… CONTINUE READING
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