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Ultrahigh Conduction Velocity Found in the Medial Giant Fibers of Penaeus chinensis and Penaeus japonicus

  • Ke Xu
  • Susumu Terakawa

Abstract

Erlanger and Gasser (1937) established that thicker myelinated fibers have higher conduction velocity. Among these, the highest conduction velocity was usually described to be 120 m/s of A-type mammalian myelinated fibers in texts and common reference books of neurobiology.

Keywords

Conduction Velocity Myelin Sheath Myelinated Fiber Ventral Nerve Cord Compound Action Potential 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Ke Xu
    • 1
  • Susumu Terakawa
    • 2
  1. 1.Shanghai Institute of Physiology Chinese Academy of SciencesShanghaiPeople’s Republic of China
  2. 2.Hamamatsu University School of MedicineMedical Photonics Research CenterHamamatsuJapan

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