Ca-electrogenesis in mealworm muscle: A voltage clamp study

D. Yamamoto, J. Fukami, H. Washio

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    Abstract

    The membrane current in the muscle fibre of larval mealworm, Tenebrio molitor, was characterized by an early transient inward current followed by a late outward current. The results suggest that the inward current is associated with an inward movement of Ca ions down its electrochemical gradient, and Na ions have little to contribute to the inward current in this fibre.

    Original languageEnglish
    Pages (from-to)1603-1605
    Number of pages3
    JournalExperientia
    Volume34
    Issue number12
    DOIs
    Publication statusPublished - 1978 Dec 1

    ASJC Scopus subject areas

    • Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology(all)

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