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Anode break excitation

  1. Sep 5, 2010 #1
    Hey,

    Can someone point me in the direction (or just explain to me!) the idea of Anode Break excitation in neuroscience ?

    Thanks
     
  2. jcsd
  3. Sep 5, 2010 #2
    I found a good description here - http://www.neuron.yale.edu/phpBB/viewtopic.php?f=26&t=360

    My understanding is that while the anode is on it causes hyperpolarization, turning off the anode (a break in the stimulus) causes a depolarization rebound that triggers the action potential
     
  4. Sep 6, 2010 #3
  5. Sep 7, 2010 #4
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