Question

Describe how the speed of nerve signal conduction varies with axon diameter and the presence or absence of myelin.

Expert Answer

Want to see the step-by-step answer?

Check out a sample Q&A here.

Want to see this answer and more?

Experts are waiting 24/7 to provide step-by-step solutions in as fast as 30 minutes!*

*Response times may vary by subject and question complexity. Median response time is 34 minutes for paid subscribers and may be longer for promotional offers.
Tagged in
Science
Biology

Other

Related Biology Q&A

Find answers to questions asked by students like you.

Q: Random Fusion of Gametes Someone out there Two mating individuals have the same kinds and same numbe...

A: Hi! Thanks for your question. But as you have posted multiple questions and have not mentioned which...

Q: A woman is color blind (an X-linked, recessive trait).  What are the chances that her sons will be c...

A: Given that color blindness is a X linked recessive trait.  X-linked alleles require a specific notat...

Q: One is NOT TRUE about endocytotic movements including pinocytosis and phagocytosis A. Phagocytosis i...

A: The process of bringing substances inside the cell is termed as endocytosis. In this process, the su...

Q: What is the subcortical stucture and function

A: Subcortical structures are a type of diverse neural formations deep within the brain which include t...

Q: 2)______is an ever growing body of knowledge that is used to explain our interactions with thE would...

A: Since we are entitled to answer only question. We’ll answer the first question (2) as you have not m...

Q: In experimental design, researchers often (but not always) will include 2 types of controls. These a...

A: In experimental design, researchers often (but not always) will include 2 types of controls. These a...

Q: what  is a carapace?

A: Numerous animals have a protective covering on the outside of their bodies. Some of the animals with...

Q: In a controlled experiment, all of the variables are kept the same in order to be consistent. There ...

A: In a controlled experiment, all of the variables are kept the same in order to be consistent. There ...

Q: Compare and contrast T and B cells

A: The T cells are referred to as thymus cells and B cells are referred to as bone marrow (mammals) or ...

Q: A white flowered plant is crossed with a plant that is heterozygous for the trait. What percentage o...

A: Given that a white flowered plant is crossed with a plant that is heterozygous for the trait. So, th...

Q: what is the name of the first step of cellluler respritation

A: Cellular respiration is a metabolic pathway that breaks down glucose and produces ATP.

Q: What are photosystems 1 and 2? Can you also explain what do they have to do with E-fixing and C-fixi...

A: Photosystems I and II are the protein mediated complex and the main aim is to produce energy (ATP an...

Q: What is acid fast staining and why do we use gram staining more?

A: Staining is a method in which images of specimens enhanced at microscopic level. It is commonly used...

Q: Why is important to determine both the absorption spectrum and the action spectrum?

A: An absorption spectrum is a spectrum of electromagnetic radiant energy whose intensity at each wavel...

Q: Microbes and humans. 1. At what age is an individual considered to have their full complement of nor...

A: Hello there! Since you have posted multiple questions and not mentioned which one of them to be answ...

Q: A common feature to all scientific experiments is the employment of experimental _____________.

A: A common feature to all scientific experiments is the employment of experimental controls. 

Q: Submerging of a red blood cell in a hypertonic solution will result in Lysis of the cell membrane B...

A: In a hypertonic solution, there is more concentration of solute molecules and less concentration of ...

Q: Hormones that bind to plasma membrane receptors ______.

A: Hormones may be amino acid derivatives or steroids. Steroid hormones can directly enter the cell and...

Q: Page 6 of 6 Describe the cloning vectors that would be used to clone each of the following DNA fragm...

A: A cloning vector is a short fragment of DNA that allows the incorporation of foreign DNA for cloning...

Q: The queation on my assignment is select the description of an exon? the answers they give are: 1. se...

A: An exon is a coding region of the gene that codes for amino acids. In eukaryotes, genes are made up ...

Q: What are the typical parts of human muscles?

A: Muscles are soft tissues present in all animal cells. These are composed of myosin and actin filamen...

Q: DNA polymerase III can synthesize new DNA at a rate of 1000 bases per second. The genome of Escheric...

A: Given: The genome of Escherichia coli is about 4,600,000 base pairs in length and the rate at which ...

Q: what is the explanation for bacteriophage specificity when it comes to infecting specific bacterium

A: A bacteriophage is a virus that infects bacteria and archaea and replicates within them. They are co...

Q: A woman with blood type B gives birth to a child with blood type B. Could a man with type A blood be...

A: The man with blood type A could be father of the child in case he is heterozygous for the blood type...

Q: what is the clinical significance of determining whether or not a bacterium is acid-fast?   list the...

A: Acid-fast bacteria, also termed as acid-fast bacilli, are microbes resistant to decolorization by an...

Q: The sugars associated with glycoproteins and glycolipids of animal cell membranes  Maintain membran...

A: The fluid mosaic model of the plasma membrane describes it as a mosaic of phospholipids, cholesterol...

Q: Genes A, B, and C lie at map positions 2.5, 7.5, and 17.5, respectively. In a three-point test cross...

A: The measure of genetic linkage is termed as recombination frequency, which is used in the constructi...

Q: what is the thermal death time? what is the thermal death time for Bacillus subtilis and Staphylococ...

A: Click to see the answer

Q: Which of the following statements about diffusion is correct? It is an active process in which mole...

A: Diffusion is the movement of a substance from an area of high concentration to an area of low concen...

Q: The patient was an 80-year-old female who 10 days previously had had a cystocele repair performed. A...

A: Hey, since there are multiple questions posted, only the first question is answered. If you want any...

Q: The cystic fibrosis gene encodes a chloride channel protein necessary for normal cellular functions....

A: Cystic fibrosis is a genetic disease that occurs due to inactivity of cystic fibrosis transmembrane ...

Q: Do cells take in energy to increase or decrease entropy?

A: Entropy is defined as the amount of energy that is not available in the system to perform any kind o...

Q: Both Mrs. Grande and Mrs. Knowles had babies the same day in the same hospital. Mrs. Grande took hom...

A: Mr. Grande has type A blood. So, the possible genotype of Mr. Grande would be IAIA or IAi. Similarly...

Q: Which of the following mechanisms used in the control of vascular resistance would function as a res...

A: Vascular resistance is the resistance that must be overcome to push blood through the circulatory sy...

Q: What are some examples of post-translational protein processing?

A: The process by which mRNA is translated to the amino acid sequence is termed as translation. It occu...

Q: How do Po2 and Pn2 change with increasing depth? What are the consequences for human divers as a res...

A: The inhaled air is a mixture of gases, and the pressure contributed by a single gas in the mixture i...

Q: The Krebs cycle and why enzymes are not needed to power it and how enzymes can be affected by temper...

A: The Krebs cycle is also known as the citric acid cycle. It is a chain of chemical reactions. It take...

Q: Briefly summarize the mechanisms of aerobic respiration and fermentation.

A: Aerobic respiration and the process of fermentation, both takes place to provide energy to the organ...

Q: Use the DNA sequence above, list all possible splicing products

A: Splicing, is a form of RNA processing in which a pre- mRNA transcript is transformed into a mRNA. Du...

Q: Summary of The Sunflower

A: Sunflower is bright yellow colored flowering plant. Botanical name of sunflower is Helianthus annus....

Q: Small amounts of water can move through the plasma membrane of some cells because Water molecules a...

A: The plasma membrane is selectively permeable. This means that it allows certain molecules or ions to...

Q: There is a set of commercially available DNA markers, which were associated with increased meat qual...

A: Given that a recent study tested the meat quality of about 200 individuals tested for those markers ...

Q: In horses, black coat (B) is dominant to brown coat (b), and being a trotter (T) is dominant to bein...

A: In horses black coat (B) is dominant trait to brown coat (b), and trotter (T) is dominant trait to p...

Q: While recording the ECG pattern, the subject must be still. Any talking, laughing or moving distorts...

A: The electrocardiogram (ECG) is a simple diagnostic tool that is used to assess the electrical and mu...

Q: Distinguish between insulation by oligodendrocyte or Schwann cells. Relate myelination to signal spe...

A: Glial cells are the cells supporting the central as well as peripheral nervous system functions. The...

Q: 42. Answer (a) for TRUE or (b) for C3a and C5b are anaphylatoxins. 43. Answer (a) for TRUE or (b) fo...

A: Since we are entitled to answer only 1 question. We’ll answer the first question as you have not men...

Q: A protein that spans the phospholipid bilayer one or more times is  An extracellular matrix protein...

A: The lipid bilayer is a thin polar membrane made up of two layers of lipid molecules. They are usuall...

Q: Below is the list of the parts of the bell jar lung model. List the part of the respiratory system r...

A: Bell-jar structure resembles our respiratory system. It is the model of thorax to demonstrate breath...

Q: What blood group has only A antigens on red cells? A. Group A B. Group AB C. Group O D. Group B

A: The ABO blood group system is the classification of human blood based on the inherited properties of...

Q: 15. The CRISPR/Cas9 system provides a form of adaptive immunity in bacteria. We discussed in class t...

A: The correct option is DThe CRISPR/Cas9 system is a bacterial immune system to provide protection aga...