TABLE 4.4. Electrical-Field Effects On Membranes
Summary of various field effects on membranes (some established, some proposed).
is the field-induced membrane potential; E, corresponding field strength in situ. E and
are interrelated by
= 1.5 ER (for spherical cells).
E, in situ
Action potential (excitation)
A. Related to membranes
B. Possibly not related to membranes
< 1 nV
Microwave sensitivities (1 GHz)
= 1.5 ER