Increase in Gap Junctions in Frog Skin Epithelium


Abdominal frog skin, mounted on an Ussing chamber, actively transports sodium from the outer or pond side of the epithelium to the serosal side. The outermost layer of the skin is composed of cornified cells and does not participate in active transport. Pondside sodium enters through the first living layer of cells, the stratum granulosum. Electron… (More)


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@inproceedings{Blankemeyer2000IncreaseIG, title={Increase in Gap Junctions in Frog Skin Epithelium}, author={James T. Blankemeyer and Sharif H. Shahin}, year={2000} }