Generation of resting membrane potential.

  title={Generation of resting membrane potential.},
  author={Stephen H. Wright},
  journal={Advances in physiology education},
  volume={28 1-4},
  • S. Wright
  • Published 1 December 2004
  • Biology
  • Advances in physiology education
This brief review is intended to serve as a refresher on the ideas associated with teaching students the physiological basis of the resting membrane potential. The presentation is targeted toward first-year medical students, first-year graduate students, or senior undergraduates. The emphasis is on general concepts associated with generation of the electrical potential difference that exists across the plasma membrane of every animal cell. The intention is to provide students a general view of… 

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