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Membranes, ions and impulses

Kenneth S. Cole

Membranes, ions and impulses

a chapter of classical biophysics.

by Kenneth S. Cole

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Published by University of California P., Cambridge University P. in Berkeley, London .
Written in English


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SeriesBiophysics series -- Vol.1
The Physical Object
Pagination569p.,ill.,25cm
Number of Pages569
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19843572M

  One theory as to why anesthetics work deals with the movement of ions across the cell membrane. The anesthetic gets into the membrane structure and causes shifts in how ions move across the membrane. If ion movement is disrupted, nerve impulses will not be transmitted and you will not sense pain - at least not until the anesthetic wears off. To enter or exit the neuron, ions must pass through special proteins called ion channels that span the membrane. Ion channels have different configurations: open, closed, and inactive. Some ion channels need to be activated in order to open and allow ions to pass into or out of the cell.

To enter or exit the neuron, ions must pass through special proteins called ion channels that span the membrane. Ion channels have different configurations: open, closed, and inactive, as illustrated in Figure Some ion channels need to be activated in order to open and allow ions to . Action Potential. A nerve impulse is a sudden reversal of the electrical charge across the membrane of a resting neuron. The reversal of charge is called an action potential. It begins when the neuron receives a chemical signal from another cell. The signal causes gates in sodium ion channels to open, allowing positive sodium ions to flow back into the cell.

One theory as to why anesthetics work deals with the movement of ions across the cell membrane. The anesthetic gets into the membrane structure and causes shifts in how ions move across the membrane. If ion movement is disrupted, nerve impulses will not be transmitted and you will not sense pain - at least not until the anesthetic wears off. The origin of the membrane voltage is the same in nerve cells as in muscle cells. In both cell types, the membrane generates an impulse as a consequence of excitation. This impulse propagates in both cell types in the same manner. What follows is a short introduction .


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The title of the Colloquium on Membranes, Ions, and Impulses was chosen from Cole’s book, and it is a pleasure to dedicate this collection of papers given at the Colloquium to Kacy.

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The language that article author use to explained their way of doing something is easily to understand. This book guides the student through the key stages needed for the formulation of biological models and interpretation of mathematical solutions, central to the understanding of cell membrane functions.

Biological Membranes: Theory of Transport, Potentials and Electric Impulses. Electrical potentials are generated across the membranes of neurons—and, indeed, all cells—because (1) there are differences in the concentrations of specific ions across nerve cell membranes, and (2) the membranes are selectively permeable to some of these ions.

These two facts depend in turn on two different kinds of proteins in the cell membrane (Figure ). Ion channels are pore-forming membrane proteins in the membranes of all cells that regulate movement of selected ions across a membrane (Figures & ).

They help to establish the resting membrane potential and to affect action potentials and other electrical signals. They are very important in the process of nerve transmission. Figure b – Summary of membrane transport. Application: Sodium–potassium pumps and voltage-gated ion channels.

In order for a nerve impulse to travel effectively through an axon, the concentrations of sodium and potassium must be established and re-established very is achieved by many specialised membrane proteins including those listed in the following table. Action Potential. An action potential, also called a nerve impulse, is an electrical charge that travels along the membrane of a can be generated when a neuron’s membrane potential is changed by chemical signals from a nearby cell.

In an action potential, the cell membrane potential changes quickly from negative to positive as sodium ions flow into the cell through ion channels. Pumps and secondary transporters can transport ions at rates approaching several thousand ions per second.

Other membrane proteins, ion channels, which are passive transport systems, are capable of ion-transport rates that are more than times as high. These rates of transport through ion channels are close to rates expected for ions diffusing freely through aqueous solution.

In this way, Cole showed that individual currents linked to selective ion transfer across the membrane are responsible for impulse generation and propagation.

A typical current-time curve is shown in figure (5), obviously, the membrane ion transfer is activated at the start, but after some time it becomes gradually inhibited. The ion transfer. Excellent book about ion channels. I do recommend it to everyone working with those complex Theory of Transport, Potentials and Electric Impulses Nerve and Muscle: Membranes, Cells, and Systems Electrical Properties of Biopolymers and Membranes, Cell Membranes Membrane Permeability: Years Since Ernest Overton, Volume When a nerve impulse is generated, there is a change in the permeability of the cell membrane.

The sodium ions flow inside and potassium ions flow outside, causing a reversal of charges. The cell is now depolarised. This depolarization results in an action potential which causes the nerve impulse to move along the length of the axon.

Ion channels and ion pumps are very specific; they allow only certain ions through the cell example, potassium channels will allow only potassium ions through, and the sodium-potassium pump acts only on sodium and potassium ions.

Ion transport proteins have a special role in the nervous systems because voltage-gated ion channels and ion pumps are essential for forming a nerve impulse. Life, Electricity, and the Relations between Them.

(Book Reviews: Membranes, Ions and Impulses. A Chapter of Classical Biophysics).The inside of the membrane reverses from a negative to positive charge and the depolarization peaks at a membrane potential of +30mV with the closure of the voltage gated sodium channels Repolarization of the membrane then begins as voltage gated potassium channels open and positively charged potassium ions leave the cell.Philip L.

Yeagle, in The Membranes of Cells (Third Edition), Potassium Channel. Control of ion permeability is crucial to cell membrane function. Cations, such as sodium and potassium, play many roles including the establishment of transmembrane chemical and electrical potentials, facilitated movement of other molecules across membranes, and lie at the heart of the electrical.