Fixed membrane capacitance

Range 0.88 to 0.9 μF/cm^2
Organism Rat Rattus norvegicus
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. Supplemental material p.S5 left column bottom paragraphPubMed ID15964281
Primary Source Gentet LJ, Stuart GJ, Clements JD. Direct measurement of specific membrane capacitance in neurons. Biophys J. 2000 Jul79(1):314-20.PubMed ID10866957
Comments Supplemental material p.S5 left column bottom paragraph: "Measurements of the voltage-independent capacitance of three separate classes of neurons show the fixed membrane capacitance to be close to 0.88–0.9 µF/cm2 [primary source]."
Entered by Uri M
ID 109244