action current


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ac·tion cur·rent

an electrical current induced in muscle fibers when they are effectively stimulated; normally it is followed by contraction.

action current

ac·tion cur·rent

(ak'shŭn kŭr'rĕnt)
An electrical current induced in muscle fibers when they are effectively stimulated; normally it is followed by contraction.
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Action currents in nerves have been directly measured using neuromagnetic current probes by us and our former colleagues (Gielen et al.
This phase shift is an invaluable tool in investigating whether a noticeable event occurs in the MR signal due to action currents in nerves.
We have investigated the phase shifts due to four different measured action currents, from the frog sciatic nerve, the crayfish medial giant axon, the squid giant axon, and the human median nerve.
Troung & Song (2006) recently introduced another method called "Lorentz Effect Imaging" for detection of action currents using MRI.

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