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  • S. Nielsen, Erlend Arnulf Nagelhus, M. Amiry-Moghaddam, C. Bourque, P. Agre, Ole Petter Ottersen
  • Biology, Medicine
  • The Journal of Neuroscience
  • 1997 (First Publication: 1 January 1997)
  • Membrane water transport is critically involved in brain volume homeostasis and in the pathogenesis of brain edema. The cDNA encoding aquaporin-4 (AQP4) water channel protein was recently isolatedExpand
  • S. Ciura, C. Bourque
  • Medicine, Biology
  • The Journal of Neuroscience
  • 2006 (First Publication: 30 August 2006)
  • Recent studies have indicated that members of the transient receptor potential vanilloid (TRPV) family of cation channels are required for the generation of normal osmoregulatory responses, yet theExpand
  • C. Bourque, S. H. Oliet
  • Medicine, Biology
  • Annual review of physiology
  • 1997 (First Publication: 1 October 1997)
  • Osmoreceptors regulate sodium and water balance in a manner that maintains the osmotic pressure of the extracellular fluid (ECF) near an ideal set point. In rats, the concerted release of oxytocinExpand
  • Z. Zhang, C. Bourque
  • Biology, Medicine
  • Nature Neuroscience
  • 2003 (First Publication: 1 October 2003)
  • Mechanosensitive channels may act as osmosensory transducers because osmotically evoked changes in cell volume alter forces applied to the channel and affect opening probability. However, osmoticallyExpand