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Answer to Question #76411 in Biochemistry for Ayan

Question #76411
The rate of oxygen consumption of a neuron increases when it conducts a high frequency of impulses. Explain why.
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Oxygen is used in respiration to produce ATP. ATP is used as a source of energy for sodium-potassium pump/ active transport of ions/ uptake/ synthesis of transmitter/ vesicle movement.

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