The roles of cell Ca2+, protein kinase C and the Na(+)-H+ antiport in the development of hypertension and insulin resistance.

  • Abraham Aviv
  • Published 1992 in
    Journal of the American Society of Nephrology…

Abstract

There is evidence that the cytosolic free Ca2+, protein kinase C, and the Na(+)-H+ antiport cross-communicate with one another through positive and negative feedback mechanisms, thereby maintaining cellular Ca2+ and pH homeostasis. This triumvirate may play a role in the development of insulin resistance--a common characteristic of both essential… (More)

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