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water channel

Known as: Aquaporins [Chemical/Ingredient], water transporter, Channels, Water 
A class of porins that allow the passage of WATER and other small molecules across CELL MEMBRANES.
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Review
2019
Review
2019
Agriculture is expanding into regions that are affected by salinity. This review considers energy costs of salinity tolerance in… Expand
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Review
2002
Review
2002
The water permeability of biological membranes has been a longstanding problem in physiology, but the proteins responsible for… Expand
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Highly Cited
2002
Highly Cited
2002
Aquaporins are transmembrane channels found in cell membranes of all life forms. We examine their apparently paradoxical property… Expand
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Highly Cited
2001
Highly Cited
2001
Water channels facilitate the rapid transport of water across cell membranes in response to osmotic gradients. These channels are… Expand
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Highly Cited
2000
Highly Cited
2000
Human red cell AQP1 is the first functionally defined member of the aquaporin family of membrane water channels. Here we describe… Expand
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Review
1999
Review
1999
The high water permeability characteristic of mammalian red cell membranes is now known to be caused by the protein AQP1. This… Expand
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Highly Cited
1995
Highly Cited
1995
Water excretion by the kidney is regulated by the peptide hormone vasopressin. Vasopressin increases the water permeability of… Expand
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Highly Cited
1993
Highly Cited
1993
CONCENTRATING urine is mandatory for most mammals to prevent water loss from the body. Concentrated urine is produced in response… Expand
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Review
1993
Review
1993
Despite longstanding interest by nephrologists and physiologists, the molecular identities of membrane water channels remained… Expand
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Highly Cited
1992
Highly Cited
1992
Water rapidly crosses the plasma membrane of red blood cells (RBCs) and renal tubules through specialized channels. Although… Expand
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