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On an early demonstration of the cell boundary theorem

Editors,

As stated in Prof. Friel’s letter, the paper by Friel and Tsien [1] includes a rigorous demonstration of what I recently called the cell boundary theorem [2].

I proposed the theorem to formalize an old idea, two early versions of which were cited as examples [2]. I regret that I missed the earlier formalism and demonstration.

I am also addressing all corresponding authors who have cited [2] to make them aware of the earlier work.

References

  1. 1.

    Friel DD, Tsien RW (1992) A caffeine- and ryanodine-sensitive Ca2+ store in bullfrog sympathetic neurones modulates effects of Ca2+ entry on [Ca2+]i. J Physiol 450:217–246

  2. 2.

    Rios E (2010) The cell boundary theorem: a simple law of the control of cytosolic calcium concentration. J Physiol Sci 60:81–84

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Ríos, E. On an early demonstration of the cell boundary theorem. J Physiol Sci 63, 161 (2013). https://doi.org/10.1007/s12576-012-0245-4

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  • Human Physiology
  • Cell Boundary
  • Early Formalism
  • Cell Physiology
  • Early Demonstration