Action Potential

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What is the typical value of the action potential?
+40mV
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Membrane is __________
Depolarised
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Energy from stimulus causes _____
Sodium ion channels to open
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Inside of axon becomes more positively charged because
Sudden influx of sodium ions
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Potassium ion channels ___________
Close, preventing potassium ions from diffusing out of the axon
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How long does action potential last?
3 mili seconds
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