Document Type

Article

Publication Date

5-6-2014

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This article has been peer reviewed. It was published in: Biophysical Journal.

Volume 106, Issue 9, 6 May 2014, Pages 1859-1863.

The published version is available at http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0006349514003415.

Copyright © 2014 Biophysical Society

Abstract

The fundamental biophysics underlying the selective movement of ions through ion channels was launched by George Eisenman in the 1960s, using glass electrodes. This minireview examines the insights from these early studies and the explosive progress made since then.

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