electrogenesis

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electrogenesis

[i¦lek·trə′jen·ə·səs]
(physiology)
The generation of electric current by living tissue.
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The UMB researchers discovered that cyanobacteria possess a natural light-dependent electrogenic activity.
The principal cell in the cortical collecting duct is the final site in the nephron for sodium reabsorption via electrogenic sodium channels in the apical membrane.
Solar-thermal generation uses mirrors to concentrate sunlight and boil water to drive electrogenic turbines.
1987, "Characteristics of MgATP2- dependent electrogenic proton transport in tonoplast vesicles of facultative crassulacean acid metabolism plant Mesembryanthemum crystallinum L.
Some animals are electrogenic and emit charges, some are electroreceptive and sense the charges, and some do both.
It mediates the electrogenic exchange of cationic amino acids (influx) for neutral amino acids (efflux).