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Molecular and functional aspects of anionic channels activated during regulatory volume decrease in mammalian cells.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  11976912     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
The ability of cells to readjust their volume after swelling, a phenomenon known as regulatory volume decrease (RVD), is a fundamental biological achievement guaranteeing survival and function of cells under osmotic stress. This article reviews the mechanisms of RVD in mammalian cells with special emphasis on the activation of ion channels during RVD.
Authors:
J Fürst; M Gschwentner; M Ritter; G Bottà; M Jakab; M Mayer; L Garavaglia; C Bazzini; S Rodighiero; G Meyer; S Eichmüller; E Wöll; M Paulmichl
Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article; Research Support, Non-U.S. Gov't; Review     Date:  2002-03-08
Journal Detail:
Title:  Pflügers Archiv : European journal of physiology     Volume:  444     ISSN:  0031-6768     ISO Abbreviation:  Pflugers Arch.     Publication Date:  2002 May 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2002-04-26     Completed Date:  2002-11-04     Revised Date:  2008-11-21    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0154720     Medline TA:  Pflugers Arch     Country:  Germany    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  1-25     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Institut für Physiologie, Universität Innsbruck, Fritz Pregl-Strasse 3, Austria.
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Animals
Anions / metabolism*
Cell Physiological Phenomena*
Cell Size / physiology
Humans
Ion Channels / genetics,  physiology*
Chemical
Reg. No./Substance:
0/Anions; 0/Ion Channels

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