BIOPAC® Systems, Inc. Logo

A11 Resting Potential – Crayfish Muscle

Follow BSL setup and use “Lab 4: Crayfish Muscle Resting Potential” from the Crawdad Lab Manual for Neurophysiology to record and alter resting potential by changing external ion concentration.
Crawdad Neurophysiology

ISBN: 9781605353210

Experimental Objectives

  1. To record resting potential.
  2. To alter resting potential by changing external ion concentration.

Tasks Performed by the Student

Follows “Lab 4: Crayfish Resting Potential” from the Crawdad Lab Manual.

Videos

Biopac Student Lab Student Download

Student Prep & Distance Learning

Click the link(s) below for sample data and/or lesson procedure video(s), BSL PRO Lesson procedures (PDF) for human lessons*, and graph template files (*.gtl) for BSL PRO Lessons. If more than one .gtl is available, download the .gtl with the _suffix to match BSL version and hardware.

Lesson Hardware

This lesson requires the Crawdad Laboratory Manual and the specified equipment for its "Muscle Resting Potential" lesson, plus a Biopac Student Lab (BSL) System and the BIOPAC hardware specified below. If your BSL System does not include all hardware items, expand your system by selecting required items below. For more details, review the Lesson (click the PDF link above to and complete the request to review full setup, recording, and analysis procedures).

Item Name Cart
BSLCBL8 High-impedance Cable for MP36/36R, MP35 or MP45 Add to Cart
CBL106 Cbl BNC-F to 2mm pin plug, 10 cm Add to Cart
JUMP100C Jumper, 1.5 mm Stackable, 10 cm Add to Cart
EL452 Needle electrode Unipolar 12 mm TP Add to Cart
CBL200 Cbl 2 mm pin to TouchProof, 10 cm Add to Cart
Spotlight On

Camera System – High Frame Rate

Tightly synchronize high frame rate video—up to 100 FPS—with physiological data recorded with a BIOPAC Research System Use the High Frame Rate Camera System to capture precise movement activity as a series of video frames (640×480 resolution) in conjunction with other recorded physiological variables. With CAM-HFR-A and AcqKnowledge media tools, it’s possible to obtain synchronization […]

View All
Latest News

New Citations | Psychophysiology, Chewing Study, Pulse Wave Velocity

Recent studies in Psychophysiology, EMG, ECG and PPG measurement utilizing BIOPAC software and hardware: Fight or Flight (Reflex Response Time) “Fight or flight” is a physiological response that occurs due to a perceived threat to survival. It can physiologically be observed through an increase in heart rate, respiratory rate, blood pressure, oxygen availability, and other mechanisms. In […]

New Citations | Heart Rate & Heart Rate Variability, Wingate Anaerobic Test, and Neuroscience of Music

HRV, EMG, and EEG studies using BIOPAC hardware and software include: DON’T STRESS Humans encounter various stressful situations everyday at work, home, and school. Such stress when experienced at high degrees and/or for a long duration of time could lead to cardiovascular diseases, cognitive dysfunctions, and psychological disorders. This study examined the validity of a novel physiological measurement […]

Read All
Request a Demonstration
Request a Demonstration