Cell Volume Regulation and Fluid secretion, Vol 81. Current Topics in Membranes

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  • Book
  • 312 Pages
  • Elsevier Science and Technology
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Current Topics in Membranes series, highlights new advances in the field, with this new volume presenting interesting chapters. Each chapter is written by an international board of authors.

  • Provides the authority and expertise of leading contributors from an international board of authors
  • Presents the latest release in the Current Topics in Membranes series
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I. General principles of cell volume regulation 1. Cell volume maintenance: water and salt homeostasis 2. The search for ubiquitous cell volume sensor: the role of plasma membrane and cytoplasmic hydrogel 3. More than membranes 4. Cellular and membrane biomechanics of CVR response 5. Molecular identities of volume-regulatory anion channels 6. Molecular biology and physiology of volume-regulated anion channel (VRAC)

II. Regulation of intracellular chloride and water homeostasis 7. Role of WNKs in the modulation of intracellular chloride concentration and cell volume regulation 8. Imaging of intracellular water in cell death research

III. Cell volume regulation in the airways 9. Use of Hyperosmotic inhalers to treat Cystic Fibrosis 10. Slippery when wet: hydration and airway surface liquid homeostasis 11. Fluid Transport and organize a swell(ing) affair

IV. Cell volume regulation in the brain 12. Cell Volume Control in the CNS 13. Ion transporters in brain injury after ischemic stroke 14. Glycin actions on Microglia 15. Cytotoxic swelling of sick excitable cells
muscle and neuron

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