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359. Sodium, Potassium and Calcium Ions

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This Biology Factsheet:
Describes the role of ions in living organisms.
Explain how ions form.
Describes the mechanism of the sodium and potassium ion pumps.
Describes how glucose and amino acids can be co-transported.
Outlines the role of calcium ions in synapses.
Describes how calcium ions stimulate the release of insulin.
Describes the role of calcium ions in the contraction of a myofibril.

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September 2018

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ISSN: 1351-5136

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