API

Event: 585

Key Event Title

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Decreased, Sodium conductance 1

Short name

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Decreased, Sodium conductance 1

Biological Context

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Level of Biological Organization
Cellular

Cell term

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Cell term
eukaryotic cell


Organ term

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Key Event Components

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Process Object Action
action potential decreased

Key Event Overview


AOPs Including This Key Event

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Taxonomic Applicability

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Sex Applicability

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Key Event Description

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The quick rise and fall of an electrical membrane potential of a cell, known as an action potential, is either diminished or eliminated.


How It Is Measured or Detected

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Domain of Applicability

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Action potentials are found throughout multicellular organisms (plants, invertebrates, and vertebrates). Sponges are multicellular eukaryotes that do not transmit action potentials.


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