Artificial transmembrane channels for sodium and potassium.

Abstract

Transport of alkali metals, particularly sodium and potassium, across cell membranes is an essential function performed by special proteins that enable cells to regulate inter- and extracellular ion concentrations with exceptional selectivity. The importance of these channel-forming proteins has led to researchers emulating of their structural features: an… (More)

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@article{Cragg2002ArtificialTC, title={Artificial transmembrane channels for sodium and potassium.}, author={Peter J. Cragg}, journal={Science progress}, year={2002}, volume={85 Pt 3}, pages={219-41} }