Threshold conditions for a diffusive model of a myelinated axon

J. Bell, C. Cosner

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This paper develops and uses comparison principles to study the time evolution of solutions to problems of the form {Mathematical expression}. Such a system models an infinite myelinated axon with discrete, excitable nodes spaced unit distant apart.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)39-52
Number of pages14
JournalJournal of Mathematical Biology
Issue number1
StatePublished - Aug 1 1983


  • Comparison theorem
  • Myelinated axon
  • Propagation
  • Threshold

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Modeling and Simulation
  • Agricultural and Biological Sciences (miscellaneous)
  • Applied Mathematics


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