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Sodium Pump: Its Electrical Effects in Skeletal Muscle

Science  19 Mar 1965:
Vol. 147, Issue 3664, pp. 1442-1443
DOI: 10.1126/science.147.3664.1442

Abstract

The variations in the membrane potentials of skeletal muscle fibers which follow high rates of sodium extrusion are not due to changes in the ionic concentrations of the fiber; experiments suggest that sodium is extruded by an electrogenic mechanism.

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