Sodium sensing in the brain


Sodium (Na) homeostasis is crucial for life, and the Na+ level ([Na+]) of body fluids is strictly maintained at a range of 135–145 mM. However, the existence of a [Na+] sensor in the brain has long been controversial until Nax was identified as the molecular entity of the sensor. This review provides an overview of the [Na+]-sensing mechanism in the brain… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/s00424-014-1662-4


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@inproceedings{Noda2014SodiumSI, title={Sodium sensing in the brain}, author={Masaharu Noda and Takeshi Y. Hiyama}, booktitle={Pfl{\"{u}gers Archiv - European Journal of Physiology}, year={2014} }