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9.1 Nerve Signal Transmission
The periodic properties of the elements are different for potassium.
The water pumps in a high-rise building that pump water against the force of gravity to a tank on the roof are similar to the ion pumps.
The ion channels are similar to the building's faucets.
When these are open, the ion flow back and forth.
Nerve signals are transmitted in the brain and throughout the body.
Every move you make, every thought you have, and every sensation you experience is a result of the ion movements.
We need to examine the ion more closely to answer this question.
The group 1A metals have cations.
Group 1A metals tend to lose one electron to form cations with a 1+ charge, so that cannot be the decisive factor.
Theatomic number 19 lies below theatomic number 11 in the periodic table, indicating that it has more protons, neutrons, and electrons than sodium.
Prior to the 1700s, the number of known elements was relatively small, consisting mostly of the metals that had been used for coinage, jewelry, and weapons.
Over 50 new elements were discovered by chemists from the early 1700s to the mid-1800s.
The Dobereiner formed a trio of metals, consisting of barium, calcium, and strontium.
The properties of every eighth element were the same when arranged this way.
One colleague asked Newlands if he had ever tried ordering the elements according to the first letters of their names after drawing an analogy between chemistry and music.
Even though a similar organization had been suggested by the German chemist Julius Lothar Meyer, the modern periodic table is credited to the Russian chemist Dmitri Mendeleev.
The periodic law states that when elements are arranged in order of increasing mass, certain properties recur periodically.
The periodic table is credited with the arrangement of the elements in a table in which mass increases from left to right and elements with similar properties.
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