Permeability of Corpuscles and Muscle Cells to Potassium Ions

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AN almost ideal method to study the permeability of corpuscles is to introduce into the plasma cations, for example, ions of potassium labelled by the addition of a radioactive potassium isotope, to separate after the lapse of a certain time the corpuscles, and to determine if and to what extent the latter contain radioactive potassium ions.

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HAHN, L., HEVESY, G. & REBBE, O. Permeability of Corpuscles and Muscle Cells to Potassium Ions. Nature 143, 1021–1022 (1939) doi:10.1038/1431021b0

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