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Electronic processes in generation of nerve excitation.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  1080004     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
In a frog sciatic nerve stained by very dilute solution of eosin (0.1 mumol/1 minus to 100 mumol/1) and illuminated with a rather intensive light (10,000--100,000 lux), a single electric stimulus elicited not a single response, but a train of spikes. Latency time and reversibility of the effect, threshold concentration, threshold illumination, frequency and full length of train of spikes were investigated in detail. The results of the experiments are in agreement with the theory according to which the generation of action potentials involves electronic processes.
Authors:
T Lakatos
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Acta biochimica et biophysica; Academiae Scientiarum Hungaricae     Volume:  10     ISSN:  -     ISO Abbreviation:  Acta Biochim. Biophys. Acad. Sci. Hung.     Publication Date:  1975  
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1975-10-08     Completed Date:  1975-10-08     Revised Date:  2003-11-14    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0067725     Medline TA:  Acta Biochim Biophys Acad Sci Hung     Country:  HUNGARY    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  71-8     Citation Subset:  IM    
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Animals
Darkness
Electric Stimulation
Evoked Potentials*
Fishes
Light
Rana esculenta
Sciatic Nerve / physiology*
Species Specificity
Time Factors

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