Voltage-gated channel conductance

Range 5 to 50 pS
Organism Eukaryotes
Reference Faisal AA, White JA, Laughlin SB. Ion-channel noise places limits on the miniaturization of the brain's wiring. Curr Biol. 2005 Jun 21 15(12):1143-9. p.1148 left column top paragraphPubMed ID15964281
Primary Source Hille, B. (2001). Ion Channels of Excitable Membranes (Sunderland, MA: Sinauer Associates).
Comments "A key property is the voltage-gated channel conductance, which is typically in the range of 5–50 pS (based on unitary channel measurements), well below the theoretical upper limit of 300 pS [primary source]."
Entered by Uri M
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