, Volume 6, Issue 2, pp 53–54 | Cite as

Die Natur des induktiven Elements in biologischen Membranen

  • S. Weidmann
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A weak “rectangular” current is passed through a single cell of the algaNitella at different levels of the resting potential (Fig. 2). Voltage-time curves (Fig. 3b) are compared with the rectifier characteristics of the same cell (Fig. 3a). The results argue against the presence of an inductive element having a constant value (7, Fig. 1) but favour the suggestion (8, 9, 10) that the apparent inductance has the nature of “delayed rectification”.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • S. Weidmann
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  1. 1.Physiological Laboratory CambridgeUK

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