Fluctuations of Resting Neural Membrane Potential

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Science  18 Mar 1966:
Vol. 151, Issue 3716, pp. 1388-1389
DOI: 10.1126/science.151.3716.1388


The menmbrane potential of myelinated axons in the resting state shows fluctuations for which the power per cycle of bandwidth is inversely proportional to frequency between I and 10,000 radians per second. Reduction of potassiulm ion flux leads to a decrease in noise power.