Model of a passive three-dimensional anisotropic syncytium as a continuous medium

F. F. Bukauskas, R. P. Veteikis, A. M. Gutman

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Abstract

A model is proposed for analysing the passive electrical properties of syncytial structures with anisotropy. Within the framework of the model the potential falls by the law ~ e-r r with increase in the distance from the polarizing electrode. The input resistance of the three-dimensional syncytium weakly depends on the resistance of the electrogenic membrane and is chiefly determined by the resistance of the myoplasm and the intercellular contacts.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)1104-1108
Number of pages5
JournalBiophysics
Volume20
Issue number6
StatePublished - Dec 1 1975

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Biophysics

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