The aquaporins

Abstract

Water is the major component of all living cells, and efficient regulation of water homeostasis is essential for many biological processes. The mechanism by which water passes through biological membranes was a matter of debate until the discovery of the aquaporin water channels. Aquaporins are intrinsic membrane proteins characterized by six transmembrane… (More)
DOI: 10.1186/gb-2006-7-2-206

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@article{Kruse2006TheA, title={The aquaporins}, author={Elisabeth Kruse and Norbert Uehlein and Ralf Kaldenhoff}, journal={Genome Biology}, year={2006}, volume={7}, pages={206 - 206} }