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The movement of sodium across short-circuited rabbit corneal endothelium.

Authors
  • Wigham, C
  • Hodson, S
Type
Published Article
Journal
Current eye research
Publication Date
Dec 01, 1985
Volume
4
Issue
12
Pages
1241–1245
Identifiers
PMID: 4085251
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

Unidirectional sodium and bicarbonate ion fluxes were measured under short-circuit conditions across rabbit corneal endothelium. A net flux of bicarbonate was measured, direction tears to lens, however no net flux of sodium was measured. From these experiments it seems that the inequality between electrically measured short-circuit current and net trans-endothelial bicarbonate ion flux cannot be bridged by any supposed net sodium flux.

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