Moves Real Fast Like......

a: Action potential ~
b: the race car

What: "The space constant is a passive property of membranes. Although it influences the rate of propagation of the action potentials, it is an independent process. It is like the surface of a race track and the action potential is like the race car. If the surface is muddy, the car will go slow, if it is firm and paved, the same car will be able to go much faster."

Writer: John H. Byrne, Ph.D.
Date: Apr 30 2013 9:58 AM

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