The Eye's Aqueous Humor

Edited by

  • Mortimer Civan, University of Pennsylvania Medical School, Philadelphia, USA Professor of Physiology

Series Editor:

  • Dale Benos, Department of Physiology and Biophysics, University of Alabama, Birmingham, USA
  • Sidney Simon, Department of Neurobiology, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC, USA

Current Topics in Membranes provides a systematic, comprehensive, and rigorous approach to specific topics relevant to the study of cellular membranes. Each volume is a guest edited compendium of membrane biology.
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Basic scientists and clinicians studying biochemistry, cell biology, molecular biology, and biotechnology


Book information

  • Published: September 2008
  • ISBN: 978-0-12-373894-3

Table of Contents

Chapter 1: Ion TransportMortimer M. Civan2. Ocular Aquaporins and Aqueous Humor DynamicsW. Daniel Stamer, Nicholas W. Baetz and Andrea J. Yool3. The Role of Gap Junction Channels in the Ciliary Body Secretory EpitheliumRichard T. Matthias, Thomas W. White and Peter R. BrinkChapter 4: Regional Dependence of InflowAnthony D.C. Macknight and Mortimer M. Civan5. Functional Modulators Linking Inflow with Outflow of Aqueous HumorMiguel Coca-Prados and Sikha Ghosh6. Aqueous Humor Outflow ResistanceThomas F. Freddo and Mark Johnson7. Aqueous Humor Dynamics I: Measurement methods and animal studiesCarol B. Toris8. Aqueous Humor Dynamics II: Clinical StudiesCarol B. Toris and Carl B. Camras9. Effects of Circulatory Events on Aqueous Humor Inflow and Intraocular PressureHerbert A. Reitsamer and Jeffrey W. Kiel10. Retinal Ganglion Cells and Glaucoma: Traditional Patterns and New PossibilitiesClaire H. Mitchell and Wennan LuChapter 11: What is Functional Genomics teaching us about Intraocular Pressure Regulation and Glaucoma?Teresa BorrásChapter 12: Molecular Approaches to Glaucoma: Intriguing Clues for PathologyErnst R. TammChapter 13: Outflow Signaling Mechanisms and New Therapeutic Strategies for the Control of Intraocular PressureIok-Hou Pang and Abbot F. Clark