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« on: 23/08/2006 00:09:57 »
Why is it that the speed of conduction of an impulse is increased when the diameter of the axon is increased?  I know why this is so in circuit wires where electrons are moving, but in an axon only local currents are created.

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Re: Neurones
« Reply #1 on: 23/08/2006 02:46:33 »
I think this is one for DR Chris

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Re: Neurones
« Reply #2 on: 23/08/2006 02:46:33 »
I think this is one for DR Chris

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Re: Neurones
« Reply #3 on: 23/08/2006 02:46:33 »
I think this is one for DR Chris

Michael