Some organisms, termed electrogenic, are able to generate voltages to serve as a predatory or defensive weapon. The order Gymnotiformes detect or stun their prey by means of high voltages generated from modified muscle cells called electrocytes.
electrical phenomena in nature: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Electricity#Electrical_phenomena_in_nature
electric fish: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Electric_fish
cAMP-dependent and cholinergic regulation of the electrogenic intestinal/ pancreatic Na.sup.+.sup./ HCO.sub.3 .sup.- .sup.cotransporter pNBC1 in human embryonic kidney (HEK293) cells.(Research article)(Report)
Dec 22, 2008; Authors: Oliver Bachmann (corresponding author) ; Kristin Franke [1,3]; Haoyang Yu ; Brigitte Riederer ; Hong C Li ;...
IonGate Biosciences GmbH launched the Surf[E.sup.2][R.sup.One] (surface electrogenic event reader), a nanomembrane sensor-based detection system for the measurement of transporter protein activity.(Bioinstrumentation: product introductions)(Brief Article)
Nov 15, 2004; * IonGate Biosciences GmbH launched the Surf[E.sup.2][R.sup.One] (surface electrogenic event reader), a nanomembrane...