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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2005
Highly Cited
2005
Neuromyelitis optica (NMO) is an inflammatory demyelinating disease that selectively affects optic nerves and spinal cord. It is… (More)
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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… (More)
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2000
Highly Cited
2000
Cerebral edema contributes significantly to morbidity and death associated with many common neurological disorders. However… (More)
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Highly Cited
1997
Highly Cited
1997
Membrane water transport is critically involved in brain volume homeostasis and in the pathogenesis of brain edema. The cDNA… (More)
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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… (More)
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Highly Cited
1994
Highly Cited
1994
Concentration of urine in mammals is regulated by the antidiuretic hormone vasopressin. Binding of vasopressin to its V2 receptor… (More)
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Highly Cited
1994
Highly Cited
1994
Two mercurial-inhibitable water-transporting proteins have been identified: CHIP28, an erythrocyte water channel also expressed… (More)
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Highly Cited
1994
Highly Cited
1994
AQP-CD is a vasopressin-regulated water channel expressed exclusively in the renal collecting duct. We have previously shown that… (More)
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Highly Cited
1993
Highly Cited
1993
Vasopressin (antidiuretic hormone) regulates body water balance by controlling water permeability of the renal collecting ducts… (More)
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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… (More)
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