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Aquaporins - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9780121533519, 9780080494395

Aquaporins, Volume 51

1st Edition

Serial Editors: Dale Benos Sidney Simon
Serial Volume Editors: Stefan Hohmann Peter Agre Soren Nielsen
Hardcover ISBN: 9780121533519
eBook ISBN: 9780080494395
Imprint: Academic Press
Published Date: 28th March 2001
Page Count: 390
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Aquaporins summarizes the present knowledge in this expanding field of research, starting with the structural analysis of water channel proteins. Subsequent chapters begin with mammalian aquaporins, examining physiology and pathophysiology, analysis of knock-out model animals, and the regulation of aquaporin function. Also covered is the distribution and regulation of aquaporins in plants and the function of water and glycerol channels in microbial systems.

Key Features

  • Comprehensive treatment of a topical research field
  • Authored by world leaders in the field
  • Covers structural biology and physiology
  • Covers different experimental and biological systems
  • Chapters on plant and microbial systems
  • Extensive treatment of mammalian physiology and pathophysiology
  • Structural analysis excellently illustrated


Graduate students and academic researchers in physiology, pharmacology, neuroscience, biochemistry, and cell biology


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About the Serial Editors

Dale Benos

Affiliations and Expertise

Department of Physiology and Biophysics, University of Alabama, Birmingham, USA

Sidney Simon

Affiliations and Expertise

Department of Neurobiology, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC, USA

About the Serial Volume Editors

Stefan Hohmann

Affiliations and Expertise

Department of Cell and Molecular Biology/Microbiology, Göeteborg University, Sweden

Peter Agre

Affiliations and Expertise

Johns Hopkins University, School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland, U.S.A.

Soren Nielsen

Affiliations and Expertise

Institute of Anatomy, Department of Cell Biology, University of Aarhus, Denmark