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Action Potentials MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Action Potentials
Tree Number(s)
G04.580.100
G07.265.675.100
G11.561.570.100
Unique ID
D000200
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D000200
Annotation
do not confuse with SYNAPTIC POTENTIALS see SYNAPTIC TRANSMISSION
Scope Note
Abrupt changes in the membrane potential that sweep along the CELL MEMBRANE of excitable cells in response to excitation stimuli.
Entry Term(s)
Nerve Impulses
Spike Potentials
Previous Indexing
Electrophysiology (1966)
See Also
Neural Conduction
Public MeSH Note
68
History Note
68(67)
Date Established
1968/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2016/01/15
Action Potentials Preferred
Spike Potentials Related
Nerve Impulses Related
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