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The undershoot of the typical neuronal action potential is due largely to increased permeability of the plasma membrane to potassium. This job explains the answer.

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"During the undershoot, the membrane potential is transiently hyperpolarized because the K+ permeability is even greater than at rest. The action potential end ...

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This job briefly emphasizes action potential. The typical neuronal action potential which is depicted is determined.