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Role of Surface Dipoles on Axon Membrane

Science  17 Jan 1969:
Vol. 163, Issue 3864, pp. 280-282
DOI: 10.1126/science.163.3864.280

Abstract

A physical model of nerve excitation and conduction is proposed based on the discovery of three new axon membrane properties: the negative fixed surface charge, the birefringence change, and the infrared emission.

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