are membrane proteins that selectively conduct water molecules in and out of cells, preventing the passage of ions and other solutes.
1 is mainly expressed in the apical pole of the choroid plexus epithelial cells.
We showed that the water flow out of and into the cells through water channels, or aquaporins
, in the cell membrane is important," said Thommie Karlsson, researcher in medical microbiology and principal author of the article.
Cytoplasm solute control and aquaporin
gating combine to allow a functional cytoplasmic environment within a range of conditions (Kaldenhoff et al.
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9:45 THE EFFECTS OF SELECTIVE SEROTONIN REUPTAKE INHIBITORS ON GLOMERULAR MORPHOLOGY AND AQUAPORIN
DISTRIBUTION IN RAT KIDNEYS
A PHYLOGENETIC COMPARISON OF AQUAPORIN
GENE SEQUENCES IN SUBAERIAL GREEN ALGAE, ** J.
This is accomplished through osmoreceptors in the brain that affect ADH secretion, which in turn acts through aquaporin
in the kidney collecting tubules to affect urine concentration (Fig.
With AQPs present, water can "gush" through the membrane at the extraordinary rate of three billion water molecules per second per aquaporin
Agre discovered the first aquaporin
while searching for a protein on the surface of red blood that triggers immune responses.
Andrea Montalvetti described a functional aquaporin
(water channel) found in the organelles of T.
Carbon nanotubes, radial deionisation and biomimetic aquaporin
membranes are some of the new approaches that will push desalination to become an indispensable element in water management," noted Ravi.