Ion Transport Across Membranes - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9781483228099, 9781483275772

Ion Transport Across Membranes

1st Edition

Incorporating Papers Presented at a Symposium Held at the College of Physicians & Surgeons, Columbia University, October, 1953

Editors: Hans T. Clarke
eBook ISBN: 9781483275772
Imprint: Academic Press
Published Date: 1st January 1954
Page Count: 310
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Ion Transport Across Membranes focuses on the process of ion transport across cell membranes, including ion permeability, biological membranes, and thermodynamics. The selection first offers information on ion transport across biological membranes and electrical processes in nerve conduction. Topics include diffusion through biological membranes, active transport, voltage-current relations in the membrane, myelinated nerve fibers, and sequence of events in a nerve impulse. The text then ponders on generation of bioelectric potentials and optical observations on the interaction between acetyl cholinesterase and its substrate.
The publication takes a look at ion permeability of the red cell and renal mechanisms of electrolyte transport. The text also tackles membrane permeability and electrical potential; transport of ions through biological membranes from the standpoint of irreversible thermodynamics; and electrochemical studies with model membranes. Topics include membranes of high electrochemical activity in physicochemical and model studies of biological interest and membrane resting potential.
The selection is a vital reference for readers interested in ion transport across membranes.

Table of Contents

Contributors Preface Note on the Work of Jacques Loeb Ion Transport Across Biological Membranes Electrical Processes in Nerve Conduction The Generation of Bioelectric Potentials Nachmansohn Some Optical Observations on the Interaction between Acetyl Cholinesterase and Its Substrate Ion Permeability of the Red Cell Renal Mechanisms of Electrolyte Transport Membrane Permeability and Electrical Potential Transport of Ions Through Biological Membranes From the Standpoint of Irreversible Thermodynamics Transport of Ions Across Charged Membranes Electrochemical Studies with Model Membranes Theory of Protein Solutions Interaction of Proteins and Ions with Special Reference to Mercury Derivatives of Mercaptalbumin The Specificity of Metal-Protein Interactions Equilibrium and Sedimentation of Uncharged Particles in Inhomogeneous Electric Fields Author Index Subject Index


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