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    so the question is: Explain why another action potential cannot be generated during repolarisation

    but i don't really understand the whole resting potential (how it is maintained), depolarisation, repolarisation and hyperpolarisation. Any help or explanation would be very much appreciated!
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    (Original post by collecott123)
    so the question is: Explain why another action potential cannot be generated during repolarisation

    but i don't really understand the whole resting potential (how it is maintained), depolarisation, repolarisation and hyperpolarisation. Any help or explanation would be very much appreciated!
    This is quite a broad question, given you would need to have an understanding of those processes in order to answer the question. I would recommend reading some guides or texts books on the topic in order to understand the mechanisms.

    If you're more of a visual learner, this video explains the topic really well (particularly the refractory period for your question): https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Gsf9IB-wQdU

    Hope this helps
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    The link is so helpful, thank you so much!

    (Original post by Eloades11)
    This is quite a broad question, given you would need to have an understanding of those processes in order to answer the question. I would recommend reading some guides or texts books on the topic in order to understand the mechanisms.

    If you're more of a visual learner, this video explains the topic really well (particularly the refractory period for your question): https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Gsf9IB-wQdU

    Hope this helps
 
 
 
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