Electrophoresis along cell membranes

Abstract

Bioelectric fields may segregate charged components floating in the plasma membranes of cells by a process of electrophoresis along the membrane. Molecules in cell membranes may be sorted to different portions of the cell surface by such electrical gradients. We present here a theory to support this hypothesis.

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Jaffe, L. Electrophoresis along cell membranes. Nature 265, 600–602 (1977). https://doi.org/10.1038/265600a0

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