The equilibrium potential for Ca ++ is +134mV.

hey need help with this question

In cardiac pacemaker cells the action potential (phase 3) is caused by an influx of Ca++ ions. The equilibrium potential for Ca++ is +134mV. Despite the high equilibrium potential for Ca++ , the peak of the action potential in a cardiac pacemaker cells is approximately 20mV. Why does the peak magnitude of the cardiac pacemaker action potential not increase to levels closer to the Ca++ equilibrium potential?

"Get 15% discount on your first 3 orders with us"
Use the following coupon

Order Now