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In this historic article we witness the author's own account of his great discovery: the nature and location of the enzyme system enabling sodium-potassium exchange across membranes in living cells, particularly nerve cells. That discovery has stood the test of time. active ion transport of sodium and potassium ions through cell membranes is ubiquitous.

Original publication

DOI

10.1016/j.pbiomolbio.2022.03.008

Type

Journal article

Journal

Prog Biophys Mol Biol

Publication Date

04/04/2022

Keywords

Active ion transport, Nerve membrane transport, Sodium-potassium pump