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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.

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Student Prep & Distance Learning

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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).

ItemNameCart
BSLCBL8High-impedance Cable for MP36/36R, MP35 or MP45Add to Cart
CBL106Cbl BNC-F to 2mm pin plug, 10 cmAdd to Cart
JUMP100CJumper, 1.5 mm Stackable, 10 cmAdd to Cart
EL452Needle electrode Unipolar 12 mm TPAdd to Cart
CBL200Cbl 2 mm pin to TouchProof, 10 cmAdd to Cart
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