Which of the following statements about the distribution of ions in a resting cell is true?

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Potassium and chloride ion concentrations are higher inside the cell than outside.

  

Sodium and chloride ion concentrations are higher inside the cell than outside.

  

The potassium ion concentration is higher inside the cell, and the sodium ion concentration is higher outside.

  

Potassium and sodium ion concentrations are higher inside the cell than outside.

 

asked Dec 31, 2012 in Biology by anonymous
    

1 Answer

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The potassium ion concentration is higher inside the cell, and the sodium ion concentration is higher outside.

 

answered Dec 31, 2012 by Panda ~Expert~ (1,557 points)



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