K+ channel block-induced mammalian neuroblastoma cell swelling: a possible mechanism to influence proliferation.

1. A variety of studies have suggested that K+ channel activity is a key determinant for cell progression through the G1 phase of mitosis. We have previously proposed that K+ channels control the activity of cell cycle-regulating proteins via regulation of cell volume. In order to test this hypothesis, we measured, with a Coulter counter and under different… (More)