cell membrane polarity

David Thornton DRTHORNT at SCIENCE.uwaterloo.ca
Thu Oct 5 17:55:14 EST 1995


 It is not always true that the net charge of a cell is zero....

David Thornton


In article <44t8mj$31k at ixnews6.ix.netcom.com>,
   mrmac at ix.netcom.com (Roger McMillan) wrote:
:The question has arise in lecture (I'm a student) how to reconcile two
:things that don't easily reconcile.
:
:(1)  The total ionic charged within a cell balance out to zero.
:(2)  The interior of the cell membrant is predominantly negative -
:contributing to the passage of Na+ and K+.
:
:It the center of the cell predominantly positive?  Or what?
:
:Roger McMillan
:
:mrmac at ix.netcom.com
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