Relations between chord and slope conductances and equivalent electromotive forces.

@article{Thompson1986RelationsBC,
  title={Relations between chord and slope conductances and equivalent electromotive forces.},
  author={Stephen M. Thompson},
  journal={The American journal of physiology},
  year={1986},
  volume={250 2 Pt 1},
  pages={C333-9}
}
Nonlinear current-voltage relations for ion movement across biological membranes have been observed and significantly complicate the interpretation of electrical measurements on these transport processes. To enable analysis of the electrical measurements two formalisms have evolved, chord and slope, by which equivalent conductances and electromotive forces (emfs) can be obtained. Because, in the presence of nonlinear relations between current and voltage, the chord conductances and emfs are… CONTINUE READING