Gastric H-K-ATPase and acid-resistant surface proteins.


Despite the fact that mucus and bicarbonate are important macroscopic components of the gastric mucosal barrier, severe acidic and peptic conditions surely exist at the apical membrane of gastric glandular cells, and these membranes must have highly specialized adaptations to oppose external insults. Parietal cells abundantly express the heterodimeric, acid… (More)


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