A model of the hyperkalemia produced by metabolic acidosis.

  • Mark L. Graber
  • Published 1993 in
    American journal of kidney diseases : the…
In both humans and animals, mineral acids predictably result in hyperkalemia, whereas plasma K+ remains normal or may even decrease during organic acidosis. The purpose of these studies was to define the mechanism for these effects in the opossum kidney cell, an established epithelial cell line derived from the renal cortex of the opossum. This cell was… (More)