Action potentials are generated along a neuron because __________. [Hint]
of cytoplasmic streaming within the neuron
depolarization of the membrane at one point causes an increase of permeability to sodium at the next point
they are pulled along by positive-negative attraction
the neuron cytoskeleton conducts electricity as long as an ion gradient is maintained by the sodium-potassium pump
of all of these factors
bio - PsyDAG, Friday, November 14, 2008 at 12:23pm
Since this is not my area of expertise, I searched Google under the key words "action potential neuron" to get these possible sources:
In the future, you can find the information you desire more quickly, if you use appropriate key words to do your own search. Also see http://hanlib.sou.edu/searchtools/.
I hope this helps. Thanks for asking.