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By J. Salánki, H. Meves, N. Chalazonitis

Body structure of Excitable Membranes includes plenary lecture and many of the papers offered at 5 symposia of the part ""General mobile Physiology"" on the twenty eighth overseas Congress of Physiological Sciences.
Organized into forty four chapters, this booklet starts off with a dialogue at the ionic mechanisms of excitability of nerve cells. next chapters specialise in cost flow in nerve membrane; calcium electrogenesis; optical alterations in the course of electrogenesis; synaptic transmission and modulation; and transmission in autonomic ganglia.

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T 58 Value of indicated parameter in D 2 0 divided by that in H 2 0. As we previously discussed (Schauf and Bullock, 1979), the magnitude of the isotope effects we observe, combined with the strong temperature dependence, suggests that we are dealing with processes in which changes in the structural order of the solvent are of primary importance (Laughton and Robertson, 1969). For example, the activation energy of some rateinfluencing step for channel opening may be higher in D2O because a transition state involves an energetically unfavorable interaction with solvent.

1 1 + exp{ -z e(V - V )} kT where z1 represents the effective valency of the fast-moving mobile charges, and V is the potential at which they are equally distributed. Table 1 gives the results of four experiments in which the Boltzmann parameters were measured Qi = 50 mV Fig. 3 Plots of Qi and Ti against pulse potential for an axon dialyzed wiîO CsF and bathed in a solution containing 10 mM-trisCl, 11 mM-CaCl2, H O mM-MgCl2, 690 mMsucrose. Holding potential -100 mV. The values of ii at -100 mV are the averages for all the tail records.

A similar but much larger slowing can be observed with K channels. For K channels, the last /slow/ step seems to be affected much more than the earlier ones. In contrast, the effect on "OFF" kinetics of both channels, and on "OFF" gating current of Na channels is small or negligible. Our interpretation is that the negative charge is stabilized in its resting configuration by electrostatic bonding to the Zn. During activation, the negative charge moves inward and away from the Zn ion. The increased distance between Zn and the gating charge weakens the attraction, making the effect on OFF kinetics much smaller.

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