Myelin and Capacitance

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Why don't you construct a computational model and find out for yourself?
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Use the CellBuilder to create a model axon that consists of a chain of node and internode sections. Insert hh into the nodes, pas into the internodes. Make cm and g_pas in the internodes very small. Set e_pas to -65 mV. That will be good enough for a first approximation to myelinated axon.
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somasimple wrote:See this thread =>
http://www.physicsforums.com/showthread.php?t=258168
Why?
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somasimple wrote:The computations and some papers seem to contradict the cable theory?
What computations and what papers?
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This discussion thread has not really been about NEURON, so it has been moved to
"General questions and discussions about computational neuroscience"
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