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Term:
membrane hyperpolarization (GO:0060081)
Annotations: Rat: (21) Mouse: (21) Human: (21) Chinchilla: (20) Bonobo: (20) Dog: (19) Squirrel: (18) Pig: (21)
Parent Terms Term With Siblings Child Terms
action potential +   
membrane depolarization +   
membrane hyperpolarization +   
The process in which membrane potential increases with respect to its steady-state potential, usually from negative potential to a more negative potential. For example, during the repolarization phase of an action potential the membrane potential often becomes more negative or hyperpolarized before returning to the steady-state resting potential.
membrane repolarization +   
modulation of excitatory postsynaptic potential +   
modulation of inhibitory postsynaptic potential +   
negative regulation of membrane potential +   
positive regulation of membrane potential +   
regulation of action potential +   
regulation of cardiac muscle cell membrane potential  
regulation of membrane depolarization +   
regulation of membrane hyperpolarization +   
regulation of membrane potential in photoreceptor cell +  
regulation of membrane repolarization +   
regulation of mitochondrial membrane potential +   
regulation of postsynaptic membrane potential +   
regulation of presynaptic membrane potential  
regulation of resting membrane potential  
spike train +   
stabilization of membrane potential  

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Definition Sources: GOC:dph

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