Permeability of human red cells to a homologous series of aliphatic alcohols. Limitations of the continuous flow-tube method

@article{Brahm1983PermeabilityOH,
  title={Permeability of human red cells to a homologous series of aliphatic alcohols. Limitations of the continuous flow-tube method},
  author={Jesper Brahm},
  journal={The Journal of General Physiology},
  year={1983},
  volume={81},
  pages={283 - 304}
}
  • Jesper Brahm
  • Published 1983 in The Journal of general physiology
Human red cell permeability to the homologous series of methanol, ethanol, n-propanol, n-butanol, and n-hexanol was determined in tracer efflux experiments by the continuous flow tube method, whose time resolution is 2-3 ms. Control experiments showed that unstirred layers in the cell suspension were less than 2 X 10(-4) cm, and that permeabilities less than or equal to 10(-2) cm s-1 can be determined with the method. Alcohol permeability varied with the chain length (25 degrees C): Pmeth 3.7 X… CONTINUE READING
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