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Date 13 September 2006 (according to EXIF data)
Source Own work
Author User:Michael Klausen

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Schematic overview of cable theory's simplified view of a piece of neuronal fiber. When an electrical current is moving along the inside of a fibre the cytosol exerts a resistance (r_l). Simultaneously current will escape through the phospholipid bilayer (with resistance r_m) to the outside; and due to electrostatic forces a buildup of charge (c_m) will take place along the bilayer.

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