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Review Questions 3 - Review Questions for Chapter 3 Review...

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Review Questions for Chapter 3 Review Questions from the textbook 1. What two functions do proteins in the neuronal membrane perform to establish and maintain the resting membrane potential? 2. On which side of the neuronal membrane are Na+ ions more abundant? 3. When the membrane is at the potassium equilibrium potential, in which direction (in or out) is there a net movement of potassium ions? 4. There is a much greater K+ concentration inside the cell than outside. Why then is the resting membrane potential negative? 5. When the brain is deprived of oxygen, the mitochondria within neurons cease producing ATP. What effect would this have on the membrane potential? Why? Other Review Questions 6. Suppose a water-filled aquarium is divided into two compartments by a membrane that is not permeable to any ions. Add KCl to one side. What happens? Is there a potential difference between the two sides? What will happen to the membrane potential if the membrane suddenly becomes selectively permeable to
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This homework help was uploaded on 04/03/2008 for the course CELL BIO & 245 taught by Professor Schjott during the Spring '08 term at Rutgers.

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