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Rate of Intracellular Diffusion as Measured in Barnacle Muscle

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Science  06 Jun 1969:
Vol. 164, Issue 3884, pp. 1178-1179
DOI: 10.1126/science.164.3884.1178

Abstract

The rate of intracellular diffusion of water, urea, and glycerol was measured in the giant barnacle Balanus nubilus. The calculated diffusion coefficients were not different from those values reported for dilute solutions.