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Epithelial electrophysiology

  • Simon A. Lewis

Abstract

At the beginning of this book we categorized epithelia as being either leaky (low electrical resistance) or tight (high electrical resistance). Chapter 4 provides a description of and uses for transepithelial electrical measurements. It is the purpose of this chapter to describe in detail the methods which allow one to characterize the electrical properties of an epithelium.

Keywords

Apical Membrane Basolateral Membrane Voltage Response Transepithelial Resistance Agar Bridge 
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