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    Energy Required by Na-K Pump to Move 2 Na+ and 3 K+ Ions

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    Problem:
    How much energy is needed for the Na/K pump to move 3 Na out and 2 K in when
    Nai (Na inside)= 9.2mM, Nao (outside)= 115, Ki (K inside)= 135mM and Ko (K outside)= 3mM?
    Include the effects of membrane potential; it will have to be calculated based on the given ion
    concentrations and PNa/Pk of 0.013.

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    Unless otherwise noted, assume below that:
    T=25°C
    R= 1.99 cal mol^-1 deg^-1
    Faraday's Constant= 23,062 cal volt^-1 equiv ...

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    The Energy Required by Na-K Pump to Move 2 Na+ and 3 K+ Ions to the other side of a cell membrane is calculated with fine detail.

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