Campbell Biology (11th Edition)

Published by Pearson
ISBN 10: 0-13409-341-0
ISBN 13: 978-0-13409-341-3

Chapter 48 - 48.3 - Concept Check - Page 1075: 1


An action potential is either activated or not, whereas a graded potential responds with a magnitude matching that of the stimulus.

Work Step by Step

An action potential is activated only if the threshold is reached, and then it is triggered fully regardless of the magnitude of the stimulus.
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