The Myelinated Neurone

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Myelin is a lipid that is found along the neurones in some organisms, such as humans.

Myelin does not allow electrical conductance through its sheath. This prevents action potentials forming at a point on the neurone covered by a myelin sheath

Along a myelinated neurone however, there are regular breaks…

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