Physiology of cell volume regulation in vertebrates.

@article{Hoffmann2009PhysiologyOC,
  title={Physiology of cell volume regulation in vertebrates.},
  author={Else Kay Hoffmann and Ian H Lambert and Stine Falsig Pedersen},
  journal={Physiological reviews},
  year={2009},
  volume={89 1},
  pages={193-277}
}
The ability to control cell volume is pivotal for cell function. Cell volume perturbation elicits a wide array of signaling events, leading to protective (e.g., cytoskeletal rearrangement) and adaptive (e.g., altered expression of osmolyte transporters and heat shock proteins) measures and, in most cases, activation of volume regulatory osmolyte transport. After acute swelling, cell volume is regulated by the process of regulatory volume decrease (RVD), which involves the activation of KCl… CONTINUE READING
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Physiology of Cell Volume Regulation in Vertebrates

  • EK Hoffmann, IH Lambert, SF Pedersen
  • Physiol Rev
  • 2009

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