Cell Volume Regulation - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9780128154564

Cell Volume Regulation, Volume 81

1st Edition

Serial Volume Editors: Irena Levitan Eric Delpire Hector Rasgado-Flores
Hardcover ISBN: 9780128154564
Imprint: Academic Press
Published Date: 1st October 2018
Page Count: 312
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Table of Contents

I. General principles of cell volume regulation
1. Cell volume maintenance: water and salt homeostasis
Eric Delpire
2. The search for ubiquitous cell volume sensor: the role of plasma membrane and cytoplasmic hydrogel
Ryszard Grygorczyk
3. More than membranes
Frederick Sachs
4. Cellular and membrane biomechanics of CVR response
Irena Levitan
5. Molecular identities of volume-regulatory anion channels
Yatsu Okada
6. Molecular biology and physiology of volume-regulated anion channel (VRAC)
Zhaozhu Qiu

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

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

IV. Cell volume regulation in the brain
12. Cell Volume Control in the CNS
Alexander A. Mongin
13. Ion transporters in brain injury after ischemic stroke
Dandan Sun
14. Glycin actions on Microglia
Markus Ritter
15. Cytotoxic swelling of sick excitable cells – muscle and neuron
Cathy Morris


Description

Cell Volume Regulation and Fluid Secretion, Volume 81, the latest release in the Current Topics in Membranes series highlights new advances in the field, with this new volume presenting interesting chapters on General principles of cell volume regulation, Cell volume maintenance: water and salt homeostasis, The search for ubiquitous cell volume sensor: the role of plasma membrane and cytoplasmic hydrogel, More than membranes, Cellular and membrane biomechanics of CVR response, Molecular identities of volume-regulatory anion channels, Molecular biology and physiology of volume-regulated anion channel (VRAC), the Role of WNKs in the modulation of intracellular chloride, amongst other topics.

Key Features

  • 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
  • Includes the latest information on Cell Volume Regulation and Fluid Secretion

Readership

Addressed to all specialists in this field


Details

No. of pages:
312
Language:
English
Copyright:
© Academic Press 2018
Published:
Imprint:
Academic Press
Hardcover ISBN:
9780128154564

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About the Serial Volume Editors

Irena Levitan Serial Volume Editor

Irena Levitan, PhD, is Professor of Medicine and Adjunct Professor of Pharmacology and Bioengineering at the University of Illinois at Chicago. Her current research focuses on cholesterol regulation of ion channels and cellular biomechanics. She published more than 70 papers and book chapters and is a recipient of Guyton Distinguished Lecturer award for quantitative and biophysical work on cholesterol modulation of ion channels and how this can affect integrated organ function from the Association of Chairs of Departments of Physiology.

Affiliations and Expertise

Professor of Medicine and Adjunct Professor of Pharmacology and Bioengineering, University of Illinois, Chicago, USA

Eric Delpire Serial Volume Editor

Dr. Eric Delpire teaches at the Vanderbilt University, Nashville, USA

Affiliations and Expertise

Vanderbilt University, Nashville, Tennessee, USA

Hector Rasgado-Flores Serial Volume Editor

Dr. Hector Rasgado-Flores teaches at Rosalind Franklin University, Chicago, USA

Affiliations and Expertise

Rosalind Franklin University, North Chicago, Illinois, USA