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Dist. of pump

Thomas Chimento chimento at ursa.arc.nasa.gov
Thu Feb 24 11:46:27 EST 1994


In article <1994Feb24.142242.24140 at tkyux.phys.s.u-tokyo.ac.jp>, cateau at phys.s.u-tokyo.ac.jp (Hideyuki Cateau) writes:
|> Hi Netters:
|>   I am interested in the distribution of sodium potasium pump on a neuron.  If 
|> the distribution is not uniform, resting potential of membrane should vary 
|> from one place to other.  So I would like to know the distribution. If anyone 
|> out there tell me some literatures treating this topic, I would greatly 
|> appreciate it.
|> 
|> Thanks
|> E-mail: cateau at murasaki.riken.go.jp

Hi Hideyuki, I'm not sure if these references are exactly what you are
looking for, but I had them handy and they should be helpful. How about
posting the reference list you accumulate in a few weeks?

1.	Pellegrin, R.G., P.S. Spencer, and J.M. Ritchie, Sodium channels in the axolemma of unmyelinated axons: a new estimate. Brain Res., 1984. 305: p. 307.

2.	Ritchie, J.M. and R.B. Rogart,  Density of sodium channels in mammalian myelinated nerve fibers and nature of the axonal membrane under the myelin sheath. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. U.S.A., 1977. 74: p. 211.

3.	Black, J.A., et al., Distribution of sodium channels in chronically demyelinated spinal cord axons:  immuno-ultrastructural localization and electrophysiological observations. Brain Research, 1991. 544: p. 59-70.

4.	England, J.D., F. Bamboni, and S.R. Levinson, Increased numbers of sodium channels form along demyelinated axons. Brain Research, 1991. 548: p. 334-337.

5.	Shrager, P., Sodium channels in single demyelinated mammalian axons. Brain Research, 1989. 483: p. 149-154.

Thomas
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