Sodium Pump: Its Electrical Effects in Skeletal Muscle

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


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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