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Red Cell Membrane Transport in Health and Disease / Edition 1

Red Cell Membrane Transport in Health and Disease / Edition 1

by Ingolf Bernhardt, J. Clive Ellory
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ISBN-13: 9783642079207
Publisher: Springer Berlin Heidelberg
Publication date: 11/10/2010
Edition description: Softcover reprint of the original 1st ed. 2003
Pages: 748
Product dimensions: 6.10(w) x 9.25(h) x 0.36(d)

Table of Contents

1 Distribution and Movement of Membrane Lipids.- 2 Membrane Lipids and Proteins as a Basis of Red Cell Shape and its Alterations.- 3 Human Red Cell Shape and the Mechanical Characteristics of the Membrane.- 4 Passive Membrane Permeability for Ions and the Membrane Potential.- 5 Na+/K+ Pump.- 6 Ion Channels.- 7 The Swelling-Sensitive Osmolyte Channel.- 8 Na+-K+-2Cl- Cotransport.- 9 K+-Cl- Cotransport in Vertebrate Red Cells.- 10 The Band 3 Protein: Anion Exchanger and Anion-Proton Cotransporter.- 11 Band 3 Mediated Transport.- 12 Amino Acid Transport.- 13 Equilibrative Nucleoside Transport Proteins.- 14 Glucose Transport.- 15 Calcium Homeostasis in Normal and Abnormal Human Red Cells.- 16 Magnesium Transport.- 17 Trace Metal Transport.- 18 Monocarboxylate and other Organic Anion Transport.- 19 Water Permeability.- 20 Gas Transport.- 21 ‘The Hereditary Stomatocytosis and Allied Conditions’: Inherited Disorders Na+ and K+ Transport.- 22 Metabolic Disorders.- 23 Sickle Cell Disease.- 24 The Membrane Physiology of the ‘Malaria-Infected’ Red Cell.- 25 Hypertension.- 26 Disorders of Band 3.- 27 Amino Acid Transport in Disease.- 28 Transgenic Models of Red Cell Disorders.- 29 Red Cell Ageing.- 30 Active and Passive Monovalent Ion Transport Association with Membrane Antigens in Sheep Red Cells: a Molecular Riddle.- 31 Comparative Physiology of Red Cell Membrane Transport.

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