Chemistry: A Molecular Approach (3rd Edition)

Published by Prentice Hall
ISBN 10: 0321809246
ISBN 13: 978-0-32180-924-7

Chapter 8 - Sections 8.1-8.9 - Exercises - Review Questions: 2

Answer

The periodic property that is particularly important in nerve signal transmission is atomic radius.

Work Step by Step

It is important because it allows pumps and channels within cell membranes to distinguish between the sizes of sodium and potassium ions and selectively allow one or the other ion to pass.
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