A patient accidentally ingests a toxin that binds to the voltage-gated potassium channel o

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A patient accidentally ingests a toxin that binds to the voltage-gated potassium channel on neurons and prevents it from opening. Answer the following questions.

What is the specific channel that is affected?

How does the opening of this channel normally change the membrane potential during the action potential?

How does the poison alter the normal movement of ions during the action potential?

How does the poison alter the normal changes in the membrane potential that occur during the action potential


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