Refractory Periods of Action Potentials

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Refractory Periods of Action Potentials
  1. Control frequency of action potentials
    1. Relative
      1. State of axon during repolarisation
        1. When a larger than normal electrical current is required to produce an action potential
      2. Absolute
        1. State of axon during repolarisation
          1. When a new action potential can't be generated
        2. Ensures action potential only goes in 1 direction
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