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Compare the Following: Resting Potential and Action Potential - Biology

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Compare the following:  Resting potential and action potential

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  Resting potential   Action potential
1 It is the potential difference across the nerve fibre when there is no conduction of nerve impulse.   It is the potential difference across nerve fibre when there is conduction of nerve impulse.
2 The membrane is more permeable to K+ ions than to Na+ ions   The membrane is more permeable to Na+ ions than to K+ ions.
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 NCERT Solution for Biology Textbook for Class 11 (2018 (Latest))
Chapter 21: Neural Control and Coordination
Q: 2.2 | Page no. 328
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Compare the Following: Resting Potential and Action Potential Concept: Generation and Conduction of Nerve Impulse.
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