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    Action Potential/Myelination

    I have a sort of stupid question. I had this pretty simple question on an exam and it has been bothering me ever since. True or False: Myelination increases the speed of an action potential. Now, if the question stated, “Myelination increases the conduction speed of an action potential”, I...
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    Action Potential in muscle and in neuron

    Hi all, Are the characteristics of a muscle fiber membrane action potential the same as a neuron axon action potential? Also, are they generated the same way? Is the action potential generated at the neuron that triggers the action potential of the muscle fibers?