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Current Clamp Technique



For more info on current clamp technique one may read books, visit labs or check for other web contents. Here are some choices for reading material.




  1. Martin, Rosemary. Neuroscience Methods. Chur: Harwood Academic, 1997.
  2. Bertil Hille .Ionic channels of excitable membrane,2nd Ed. Sinauer Associates Inc, Sunderland, Massachusetts,1992.
  3. Kandel,ER.,J.H.Schwartz and T.M.Jessell.Principles of neural science,4thEd. McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc , New York, 2000.




  1. Cole, K.S. (1949) Dynamic electrical characteristics of the squid axon membrane. Arch. Sci. Phtsiol.3:253-25.
  2. Hodgkin, A.L. & Huxley, A.F. (1952a). Currents carried by the sodium and potassium ion through the membrane of the giant axon of Loligo. J. Physiol. 116(4): 449-472.
  3. Hodgkin, A.L. & Huxley, A.F. (1952c). The dual effect of membrane potential on sodium conductance in the giant axon of Loligo. J. Physiol. 116(4): 497-506.
  4. Hodgkin, A.L. & Huxley, A.F. (1952e). Propagation of electrical signals along giant nerve fibers. Proc R Soc Lond B Biol Sci. 140(899): 177-183.
  5. Hodgkin, AL, Katz, B. The effect of sodium ions on the electrical activity of the giant axon of the squid. J Physiol (Lond) 108,37–77,1949.




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