Refractory period

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What happens once an action potential is reached?
Sodium ion channels close preventing any further influx of sodium ions
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Potassium ion channels ______ and potassium ions flow back ______ the axon
Open, into
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Membrane is now
Repolarised
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Temporary overshoot of _______
Potassium ions
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During this period an action potential _______
Cannot be created
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Potassium ion channels ______ and potassium ions flow back ______ the axon

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Open, into

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Membrane is now

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Temporary overshoot of _______

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During this period an action potential _______

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