Cochlear potential difference between endolymph fluid and the hair cell's interior: a retold interpretation based on the Goldman equation.

@article{Kurbel2017CochlearPD,
  title={Cochlear potential difference between endolymph fluid and the hair cell's interior: a retold interpretation based on the Goldman equation.},
  author={Sven Kurbel and Vladimir Borzan and Hilda Golem and Kristijan Dinjar},
  journal={Medicinski glasnik : official publication of the Medical Association of Zenica-Doboj Canton, Bosnia and Herzegovina},
  year={2017},
  volume={14 1},
  pages={
          8-15
        }
}
  • S. Kurbel, V. Borzan, +1 author Kristijan Dinjar
  • Published 1 February 2017
  • Medicine
  • Medicinski glasnik : official publication of the Medical Association of Zenica-Doboj Canton, Bosnia and Herzegovina
Reported cochlear potential values of near 150 mV are often attributed to endolymph itself, although membrane potentials result from ion fluxes across the adjacent semipermeable membranes due to concentration gradients. Since any two fluids separated by a semipermeable membrane develop potential due to differences in solute concentrations, a proposed interpretation here is that positive potential emanates from the Reissner membrane due to small influx of sodium from perilymph to endolymph… Expand
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