Anatomy & Physiology Week 3

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Anatomy & Physiology HW 3

Membrane Potentials – Week 3

1. Define equilibrium potential: Equilibrium channels can be calculated using the Nernst Equation and the Goldman-Hodgkin-Katz equation. Equilibrium potentials are membrane potentials when an ion does not diffuse through the membrane. It is also associated with potassium leaving the cell through leak channels.
Martini, F. H. (2014). Fundamentals of Anatomy & Physiology Masteringa & p With Etext Access Card A & p Applications Manual, 10th Edition (10th ed.). Pearson College Div.
2. Define membrane potential: The membrane potential is the difference of electrical potential between the inside of the cell, and the outside of the cell. It is also know as the potential

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