Confused about nerve impulse transmission? Check out the following links:
- Review neuron structure
- Animation of nerve impulse transmission (shown in class)
- Good explanation of the phenomenon
- Saltatory conduction vs transmission in unmyelinated axons (shown in class)
- Communication at the synapse (shown in class)
- Another animation on synaptic transmission (slightly more detailed)
Diagram from (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Action_potential_vert.png).