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Consider the pathophysiology of tetany, which is the involuntary contraction of muscles caused by hypocalcemia. From the tetany wikipedia page: Low ionized calcium levels in the extracellular fluid increase the permeability of neuronal membranes to sodium ion, causing a progressive depolarization, which increases the possibility of action potentials. ...


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It’s not my kind of biology, and I tend to make mistakes in arithmetic, I’ll have a go… I found a paper by Leblond and Shoucri published in the Journal of Microscopy (1978) 113, 161-170, entitled Calculation of surface area and volume of human erythrocytes from scanning electron micrographs. You need institutional access to read it, but for the human ...


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You'll probably want to consider whether HeLa cells are the optimal cell line for acheiving your objectives. This paper shows minimal change in cell viability of HeLa cells innoculated with SARS-CoV and SARS-CoV2, but it's probably a good resource for how cell-culture infections are performed. This paper claims that VeroE6 is the standard cell line for ...


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