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Problem: A 8.0 nm thick cell membrane undergoes an action potential that follows the curve in the figure.What is the strength of the electric field inside the membrane just before the action potential?

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Electric field:

E=-Vx

Before action potential, ΔV = -70mV(10-3V/1mV) = -70 × 10-3 V

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A 8.0 nm thick cell membrane undergoes an action potential that follows the curve in the figure.

A 8.0 nm thick cell membrane undergoes an action p

What is the strength of the electric field inside the membrane just before the action potential?

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