resting potential

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the potential difference between the two sides of the membrane of a nerve cell when the cell is not conducting an impulse

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Resting membrane potential Cell membranes are impermeable to ions: an ion cannot diffuse freely through the lipid bilayer.
K1], which is an important component involved in the control of resting membrane potential in cardiac myocytes (Dhamoon and Jalife 2005; Hibino et al.
r], which represents the resting membrane potential, the electrical
Dissipation of ion gradients and resting membrane potential cause a disruption of nervous and particularly muscular-excitability and as a consequence, the chilled insect loses its ability to maintain posture and enters a state termed chill coma.