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Physiology Quiz -
The Na+/K+ ATPase - Part 1
The Na+/K+ ATPase (or simply Na+ pump) is a ubiquitous membrane transport protein found in all body cell types. Test your basic knowledge of the Na+/K+ ATPase by taking this simple quiz.
(1)   The Na+/K+ ATPase is also referred to as the Na+ pump.
(2)   The Na+/K+ ATPase is directly responsible for the establishment of the membrane potential.
(3)   By maintaining the Na+ and K+ concentration gradients, the Na+/K+ ATPase is responsible for maintaining the membrane potential.
(4)   This agent inhibits the Na+/K+/ATPase:
(5)   This (These) agent(s) inhibit(s) the Na+/K+/ATPase:
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Posted: Friday, December 26, 2014