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Principles of Electrical Methods for Studying Membrane Movements of Ions

  • Paul Horowicz
  • Martin F. Schneider
  • Ted Begenisich

Abstract

The aim of this chapter is to collect and introduce the concepts and principles underlying the methods commonly employed in studies in which the electrical and ionic properties of biological membranes are being investigated. The survey presented is not comprehensive. Nevertheless, it is intended to provide a sufficient background to enable the nonexpert to follow the original literature and advanced reviews in this field with a degree of familiarity.

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Voltage Clamp Membrane Current Membrane Conductance Current Noise Noise Analysis 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Paul Horowicz
    • 1
  • Martin F. Schneider
    • 1
  • Ted Begenisich
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of PhysiologyUniversity of Rochester School of Medicine and DentistryRochesterUSA

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