From: Martin Striz (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Date: Wed Apr 12 2006 - 12:44:36 MDT
On 4/12/06, Phillip Huggan <email@example.com> wrote:
> On 4/12/06, Russell Wallace wrote:
> > On 4/12/06, Martin Striz wrote:
> > I'm curious, what parts of the complexity of neurons are needless?
> Why propagate a signal as a transiet voltage change rather than a
> direct electric (or electrochemical) current?
> Actually it is both. Neurons have both the standard electrochemical
> propagation pathway and electrical currents too.
Well, yeah, that's HOW you get a voltage change. But electrochemical
flow is only locally across a membrane, not down the axon.
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