Typical membrane potential

Range ~-150 mV
Organism bacteria
Reference Lo CJ, Leake MC, Pilizota T, Berry RM. Nonequivalence of membrane voltage and ion-gradient as driving forces for the bacterial flagellar motor at low load. Biophys J. 2007 Jul 1 93(1):294-302. p.295 left column top paragraphPubMed ID17416615
Comments "Cin and Cex are the concentrations of free dye in aqueous solution, as distinct from any dye molecules that are bound to the cell membrane or otherwise immobilized...A typical bacterial membrane potential is around 150 mV, corresponding to Cin/Cex˜350."
Entered by Uri M
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