Asked • 06/03/19

What is a membrane potential?

I know this may be silly, but I am confused to what a membrane potential actually is. I understand that at resting membrane potential is -70- -80 mV. But what does that exactly mean and how does this all tie into diffusion potentials and equilibrium potentials.

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Jesse E. answered • 06/04/19

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