salt content of cells

Joseph Chmielowski chimo at
Sat Sep 30 12:24:56 EST 1995

I am a high school biology teacher interested in finding out the salt
content of human cells, preferably lung cells.  Is it true that the
salt content of these cells is isotonic with 'typical' seawater?  I am
in a debate with another biology teacher about the subject.  I've heard
that you are more likely to survive a near drowning in seawater other
than fresh water.

Lori Karn

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