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Unformatted text preview: b. Does K + move into or out of the cell? __________________ c. If the membrane potential becomes more negative than –70 mV, this is called _________. d. This potential is caused by what characteristic of K + permeability? __________________________________________ 6. a. After an action potential, the neuron cannot generate another action potential because _______ channels are inactived. This period is called the _______________________ period. b. During the ______________________ period, the cell can generate another action potential but only if the membrane is ___________ (more or less) depolarized. 7. a. Conduction velocity along the axon is increased by what two characteristics? 1. ________________________________ 2. ________________________________ b. Conduction along a myelinated axon is called __________________________ conduction. 8. a. Name the disease whose symptoms include loss of vision and increasing muscle weakness: __________________________(from the quiz section) b. What does this disease destroy? ________________________________ c. How does this stop an action potential?...
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- Spring '08