Calcium and Potassium Currents Recorded from Pancreatic β-Cells Under Voltage Clamp Control
It has been known for over 15 years that glucose and most other stimuli for insulin secretion induce electrical activity in the pancreatic β-cell4. The secretory and electrical responses are furthermore known to be closely correlated13. From membrane potential recordings obtained with conventional intracellular electrodes and from flux measurements at least three types of currents have been postulated10.
KeywordsOutward Current Pipette Solution Bovine Chromaffin Cell Spontaneous Action Potential Depolarize Voltage Step
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