Problem 8, 135 - temperature of 37°C and a membrane...

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Problem 8 (Due Apr. 28 th ) The extracellular and intracellular concentrations of Na and K in dog skeletal muscle are as follows: [Na ] OUT = 150 mM, [Na ] IN = 12 mM, [K ] OUT = 2.7 mM, [K ] IN = 140 mM. a) Calculate Δ G for the transport of 3Na out of the cell and 2K into the cell, assuming a
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Unformatted text preview: temperature of 37°C and a membrane potential of –60 mV. b) If the intracellular [P i ] = 5 mM, what intracellular [ATP]/[ADP] ratio is required to maintain the Na ⊕ /K ⊕ pump operational? ( ∆ G o ′ for the hydrolysis of ATP is –30.5 kJ mol –1 .)...
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