resting potential

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Noun1.resting potential - the potential difference between the two sides of the membrane of a nerve cell when the cell is not conducting an impulse
electric potential, potential difference, potential drop, voltage, potential - the difference in electrical charge between two points in a circuit expressed in volts
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Abbreviations SUR: Sulfonylurea receptor IPC: Ischemic preconditioning IR: Ischemia-reperfusion KCO: Potassium channel opener 5-HD: 5-Hydroxydecanoate ROS: Reactive oxygen species STV: Isosteviol NAC: N-Acetyl-cysteine APD: Action potential duration DNP: Dinitrophenol RMP: Resting membrane potential PKC: Protein kinase C AMPA: AMP-activated kinase.
In order to trace the events of an action potential, we must first understand the resting membrane potential.
2C indicate the dose-dependent effects of R(+)-pulegone on the time to reach 90% of APR (left) and on resting membrane potential (right).