Inexcitability


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In`ex`cit`a`bil´i`ty


n.1.The quality of being inexcitable; insusceptibility to excitement.
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The end result is paradoxical depolarisation, inactivation of Na+ channels, and muscle inexcitability [1, 5].
However, the role of VGSCs in NSCs has been ignored because of their inexcitability. It is well known that glial cells are the insulation of the central nervous system and also exhibit VGSC currents.
Loss of function of Kir2.6 together with increased activity of [Na.sup.+]/[K.sup.+] ATPase may trigger a positive feed-forward cycle of hypokalemia, leading to paradoxical depolarization with consequent inactivation of [Na.sup.+] channel and muscle inexcitability [20].