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Gary-Bobo, C. M. (1967). Nonsolvent water in human erythrocytes and hemoglobin solutions. J Gen Physiol, 50, 2547e2564. Glynn, I. M. (1985). The Naþ, Kþ-transporting adenosine triphosphatase. In A. N. The Enzymes of Biological Membranes, Vol. 3 (pp. 35e114). New York: Plenum Press. Heilbrunn, L. V. (1956). The Dynamics of Living Protoplasm. New York: Academic Press. Helsey, N. , & Verkman, A. S. (1987). Membrane chloride transport measured using a chloride-sensitive fluorescent probe. Biochemistry, 26, 1215e1219.

The dipole moment of a molecule is the vector sum of the dipole moments of each bond. 85 debye, where 1 debye ¼ 10À18 esu$cm. 336 Â 10À10 C, the coulomb (C) being a unit of electric charge. 5 debye) due to association with other water molecules. In comparison, the linear molecule carbon dioxide (O¼C¼O) also has a separation of charge, with a partial negative charge on each oxygen atom and a partial positive charge on the carbon atom. In this case, the oppositely directed dipole moments of the two C¼O bonds sum to a zero dipole moment for the CO2 molecule.

J Gen Physiol, 74, 157e185. Freedman, J. , & Novak, T. S. (1989a). Optical measurement of membrane potentials of cells, organelles, and vesicles. Meth Enzymol, 172, 102e122. Freedman, J. , & Novak, T. S. (1989b). Use of triphenylmethylphosphonium to measure membrane potentials in red blood cells. Meth Enzymol, 173, 94e100. , & Wieth, J. O. (1966). Determination of sodium, potassium, and water in human red blood cells. Elimination of sources of error in the development of a flame photometric method.

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