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1. It is not important to know the actual numbers for absolute or relative refractory periods.  Due to refractory periods, is there a maximum frequency of APs?                   

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Action potential always propagates at the same amplitude through the whole length of an axon. But, the frequency of an action potential can change, and the frequency is dependent on the strength of the stimulus. A refractory period is the brief time period requ...

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