Intracellular K+ (potassium ion)

Range 300 - 700 mM
Organism Microbes
Reference Martinac B, Saimi Y, Kung C. Ion channels in microbes. Physiol Rev. 2008 Oct88(4):1449-90. doi: 10.1152/physrev.00005.2008. p.1479 right column 2nd paragraphPubMed ID18923187
Comments P.1479 right column 2nd paragraph:"Another component contributing to membrane potential in bacterial cells is the K+ gradient across the cell membrane, since intracellular K+ in most microbes ranges between 300 and 700 mM."
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