Table of Contents

Dedication

Foreword

Preface

List of Contributors

List of Contributors

Volume 1

I: Epithelial and Nonepithelial Transport and Regulation

Chapter 1. Epithelial Cell Structure and Polarity

Introduction

Epithelial Cell Structure: Morphology and Physiology

Biogenesis of Epithelial Polarity

Acknowledgments

References

Chapter 2. Mechanisms of Ion Transport across Cell Membranes

Introduction

Mechanisms of ion TRANSPORT

Ion Transport PROTEINS

References

Chapter 3. Renal Ion-Translocating ATPases

P-ATPases

Structure and Function of Ca2+-ATPases (SERCA and PMCA)

Structure of Na,K-ATPase and H,K-ATPase

Properties of Na,K-ATPase and H,K-ATPase

Regulation of Na,K-ATPase

New Physiological Functions of Na,k-ATPase

Na,K-ATPase in the Kidney

H,K-ATPases in Kidney

Structure and Mechanism of Action of V-ATPases

References

Chapter 4. Mechanisms of Water Transport Across Cell Membranes and Epithelia

Introduction

Basic Principles

Water Transport Across the Cell Membrane

Water Transport in Epithelia

References

Chapter 5. Cell Volume Control

Cell Volume Regulatory Mechanisms

Challenges and Functions Affecting Cell Volume

References

Chapter 6. Solute Transport, Energy Consumption, and Production in the Kidney

Introduction

Energy Consumption

Metabolic Basis in the Kidney

Coupling of Transport and Metabolism in the Kidney

NA+,K+-ATPase

Pathophysiological States in Energy Production in the Kidney

Conclusions

References

Chapter 7. Electrophysiological Analysis of Transepithelial Transport

Introduction

Transepithelial Measurements

Conclusions

Intracellular Measurements

Conclusi

Details

No. of pages:
3290
Language:
English
Copyright:
© 2013
Published:
Imprint:
Academic Press
Print ISBN:
9780123814623
Electronic ISBN:
9780123814630