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Action Potentials

"Action Potentials" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus, MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure, which enables searching at various levels of specificity.

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Abrupt changes in the membrane potential that sweep along the CELL MEMBRANE of excitable cells in response to excitation stimuli.


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This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Action Potentials" by people in this website by year, and whether "Action Potentials" was a major or minor topic of these publications.
Bar chart showing 171 publications over 28 distinct years, with a maximum of 14 publications in 2010
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