Endogenous electrical fields and its biological significance

Xiao Meng Dong, Jing Gao, Qin Sun, Xiao Yan Wang, Li Min Shi, Run Chi Gao, Min Zhao, San Jun Zhao

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The endogenous electric fields at the wound site had been found since 18th century, while its biological significance in wound healing, organ regeneration and development was unveiled until recent year. Here we summarized the mechanisms of the generation of endogenous electric fields and its significance in different biological events. Moreover, the ion flux behind the endogenous electric fields was introduced as well.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)731-738
Number of pages8
JournalProgress in Biochemistry and Biophysics
Issue number8
StatePublished - Aug 1 2016


  • Biological significance
  • Endogenous electrical field
  • Ion flux
  • Mechanism

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Biophysics
  • Biochemistry


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