Effects of insulin on Na and K transporters in the rat CCD.

Abstract

We tested the effects of insulin (2 nM, 30-60 min) on principal cells of isolated split-open rat cortical collecting ducts (CCD) using whole-cell current measurements. Insulin addition to the superfusate of the tubules enhanced Na pump (ouabain-sensitive) current from 18 ± 3 to 31 ± 3 pA/cell in control and from 74 ± 9 to 126 ± 11 pA/cell in high K-fed… (More)
DOI: 10.1152/ajprenal.00675.2011

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