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Subject: Reversing [Na+] and [K+] across a membrane, what happens?

Date: Fri Mar 29 16:56:24 2002
Posted by James
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Assuming resting potential is approx. -65 mV, what would happen if the 
concentrations of Na+ and K+ were reversed across the membrane?  Would the sign 
simply reverse, or does the [Cl-] have a relative effect - Goldmann equation?

Re: Reversing [Na+] and [K+] across a membrane, what happens?

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