Problem: Why do Na+ ions enter the cell when voltage-gated Na + channels are opened in neurons? a. because the Na+ concentration is much lower outside the cell than it is inside b. because the Na+ ions are actively transported by the sodium-potassium pump into the cell c. because the Na+ concentration is much higher outside the cell than it is inside, and the Na + ions are attracted to the negatively charged interior d. because the Na+ concentration is much higher outside the cell than it is inside, and the Na + ions are actively transported by the sodium-potassium pump into the cell

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Why do Na+ ions enter the cell when voltage-gated Na + channels are opened in neurons?

a. because the Na+ concentration is much lower outside the cell than it is inside

b. because the Na+ ions are actively transported by the sodium-potassium pump into the cell

c. because the Na+ concentration is much higher outside the cell than it is inside, and the Na + ions are attracted to the negatively charged interior

d. because the Na+ concentration is much higher outside the cell than it is inside, and the Na ions are actively transported by the sodium-potassium pump into the cell

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