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How does ATP deficiency cause cell swelling

How does ATP deficiency cause cell swelling

How does ATP deficiency cause cell swelling? The cell volume depends on the proper functioning of the plasma membrane, which remains semipermeable only if properly energized with ATP. ATP provides fuel for the Na/K ATPase, which acts as a pump, keeping the high concentration of sodium in the intercellular fluid and the high concentration of […]

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