Speed of spread of excitation in a reduced Hodgkin-Huxley model-II. Slow relaxation of sodium current

V. F. Pastushenko, Yu A. Chizmadzhev, V. S. Markin

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Abstract

In [1] we considered the problem of calculating the speed of spread of excitation in a homogeneous nerve fibre on the assumption that sodium activation is a rapid process. The present communication analyses the influence of a finite rate of relaxation of the variable m in the H-H model on the speed of movement of the nerve impulse.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)894-901
Number of pages8
JournalBiophysics
Volume20
Issue number5
StatePublished - Dec 1 1975

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Biophysics

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