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The AxonStructure, Function and Pathophysiology$
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Stephen G. Waxman, Jeffery D. Kocsis, and Peter K. Stys

Print publication date: 1995

Print ISBN-13: 9780195082937

Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: May 2009

DOI: 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195082937.001.0001

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Electrical activity of nerve: The background up to 1952

Electrical activity of nerve: The background up to 1952

Chapter:
(p.3) 1 Electrical activity of nerve: The background up to 1952
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The Axon
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SIR ANDREW HUXLEY

Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195082937.003.0001

This chapter discusses ideas about nerve conduction and developments up to 1952. Topics covered include studies on excitation of the nerve, the all-or-none character of the propagated response of individual motor nerve fibers and individual fibers of skeletal muscle, propagation of the impulse, and generating of the electric charge.

Keywords:   nerve conduction, physiology, nerves, nerve development, impulse

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