Controlling cell behavior electrically: current views and future potential.

@article{McCaig2005ControllingCB,
  title={Controlling cell behavior electrically: current views and future potential.},
  author={Colin D. McCaig and Ann M. Rajnicek and Bing Song and Min Zhao},
  journal={Physiological reviews},
  year={2005},
  volume={85 3},
  pages={
          943-78
        }
}
Direct-current (DC) electric fields are present in all developing and regenerating animal tissues, yet their existence and potential impact on tissue repair and development are largely ignored. This is primarily due to ignorance of the phenomenon by most researchers, some technically poor early studies of the effects of applied fields on cells, and widespread misunderstanding of the fundamental concepts that underlie bioelectricity. This review aims to resolve these issues by describing: 1) the… 

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