Can neurotransmitters carry a nerve impulse along a neurone?

Please tell me your reasoning so I can understand 

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    1 year ago
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    No.  Nerve impulses move alone a neuron via a wave of depolarization.  It's an ion channel thing.

  • 1 year ago

    that is the current understanding.

    reasoning? this cannot be deduced by reasoning, only by careful experimentation and examination.

    see wikipedia for more info.

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