Pflügers Archiv

, Volume 355, Issue 2, pp 125–139 | Cite as

Transcellular ion route in rabbit gallbladder

Electric properties of the epithelial cells
  • S. Hénin
  • D. Cremaschi


The intracellular potential in gallbladder epithelial cells is about −59 mV with respect to both mucosal and serosal media.

It is a diffusion potential mainly due to K+; Na+ conductance seems to be very low. Entrance of Cl into cells appears to be coupled with Na+ on a neutral carrier and exit towards blood side seems to be due to a NaCl neutral pump.

Key words

Gallbladder Intracellular Potential Neutral Carrier Neutral Pump 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • S. Hénin
    • 1
  • D. Cremaschi
    • 1
  1. 1.Istituto di Fisiologia GeneraleUniversità degli Studi di MilanoItalia

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