Volume expansion of nonmyelinated nerve fibers during impulse conduction.

@article{Tasaki1990VolumeEO,
  title={Volume expansion of nonmyelinated nerve fibers during impulse conduction.},
  author={Ichiji Tasaki and Peter M Byrne},
  journal={Biophysical journal},
  year={1990},
  volume={57 3},
  pages={633-5}
}
Nonmyelinated nerve fibers undergo rapid volume expansion while carrying an impulse. This volume expansion is incurred as a consequence of a lateral expansion of the excited portion of the fibers, where the superficial layer is transformed into a low-density structure. 
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