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Category:Action potential
Abbrev AP  +
Acronym AP  +
CurationStatus uncurated  +
DefiningCitation ModelDB:3645  +
Definition A large, brief, all-or-nothing, regenerati A large, brief, all-or-nothing, regenerative electrical potential, that propagates along the axon, muscle fiber, or some dendrites. Action potentials are usually generated at the axon hillock and propagate uni-directionally down the axon. Adapted from Nicholls, Martin and Wallace 3rd edition. Nicholls, Martin and Wallace 3rd edition.
EditorialNote Image from squid giant axon, Huxley, 1959
ExampleImage Picture 4.png +
Has role Electrophysiology concept +
Id PATO_0001463  +
Label Action potential  +
Modification dateThis property is a special property in this wiki. 30 July 2014 00:49:34  +
ModifiedDate 30 July 2014  +
SuperCategory Membrane potential  +
Synonym Firing  +, Spike  +, Axonal Action Potential  +
Xref D000200 +
Categories Membrane potential, Electric potential
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Transient rapidly-inactivating sodium current + Has role
Resource:GEneral NEural SImulation System: The Neurospaces Project +, Resource:Kravitz Dataset1 + Keywords
A current +, ADP amplitude +, ADP duration +, AHP amplitude +, AHP duration +, Absolute refractory state +, Action Potential Initiation +, Action potential characteristic +, Activity pattern +, Axon Hillock +, Burst firing pattern +, Conduction failure +, Dendritic action potential +, Fast afterhyperpolarization amplitude +, Fast afterhyperpolarization duration +, Firing frequency +, First spike latency +, Integrative zone +, Refractory state +, Relative refractory state +, RelatedTo


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