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Help me please, The function of "Sodium pump" is a biological process operating in each and every cell of all animals. Which of the following biologically important ions is also a consituent of this pump:

The function of "Sodium pump" is a biological process operating in each and every cell of all animals. Which of the following biologically important ions is also a consituent of this pump:

  • Option 1)

    Mg^{2+}

  • Option 2)

    K^{+}

  • Option 3)

    Fe^{2+}

  • Option 4)

    Ca^{2+}

 
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As we learnt in concept

Sodium-Potassium Pump -

An ATPase which operates across the plasma membrane and allows the exchange of Kand Na against the concentrated gradients.

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 The sodium pump (also called sodium potassium pump) is an AT Pase which operates across the plasma membrane and allows the exchange of K+ and 

Na+ against the concentrated gradients.


Option 1)

Mg^{2+}

This solution is incorrect 

Option 2)

K^{+}

This solution is correct 

Option 3)

Fe^{2+}

This solution is incorrect 

Option 4)

Ca^{2+}

This solution is incorrect 

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