Fractionation of Tracer Effluxes during Action Potential

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Science  30 Jun 1961:
Vol. 133, Issue 3470, pp. 2064-2065
DOI: 10.1126/science.133.3470.2064


The fluid flowing by the Nitella internode or squid giant axon loaded with radioactive cations was fractionated during the action potential. In this manner it was possible to ascertain the time course of efflux of these cation tracers during activity