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The power of this methodology does not imply its validity; however, the occurrence of H-H gated conductances, such as the s system of MNT, where the current rise is expon ential, does give credence to the model of a gated channel. If all gated conductances had non-exponenti al rising currents the H-H formulation would appear a powerful but artificial means of forcing first-order kinetics on a more complicated system. The choice between coupled and uncoupled activation and inactivation schemes is to be determined by experiment, and coupled schemes are an extension of the H-H formulation, rather than an alternative.

Which has a nonlinear I-V relation given by a carrier model K1 equation plus a constant field component, and a voltage-independent, background sodium conductance. These leak conductances include any electrogenic pumps. The MNT (McAllister, Noble, Tsien) system is not the result of extravagant curve-f itt i ng: each component is a compact, qu ant i t at i ve summary of the resu lt s of voltage clamp experiments. When all these currents are synthesized in a numerical reconstruction they reproduce the electrical behaviour of Purkinje fibers.

Thus rabbit myelinated nerve might be considered to represent the simplest possible excitable membrane. Two conductances are required because the I-V relation for a single conductance can have only a single zero-current potential, which is necessarily stable. At least two conductances are required to generate the N-shaped, or cubic, I-V relation that characterizes excitability. To gener ate a pu 1se- 1ike event, two oppos i ng processes are requ ired: a fast activation and a slower recovery or inactivation.

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