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By F. Lang, M. Ritter, H. Völkl, D. Häussinger (auth.), Prof. Dr. Florian Lang, Prof. Dr. Dieter Häussinger (eds.)

ISBN-10: 3642771246

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ISBN-10: 3642771262

ISBN-13: 9783642771262

One of the necessities for survival is the power of cells to take care of their quantity. hence, through the process evolution cells have "learned" quite a few options to accomplish quantity homeostasis. This quantity regulatory equipment comprises legislation of either, mobile metabolism and mobile delivery and is exploited by way of hormones and transmitters to manage cellularfunction. This booklet to illustrates the advanced interaction of phone quantity regulatory mechanisms and mobile functionality in a number of tissues. even if, our wisdom remains to be faraway from being conclusive, and the current selection of reports is assumed to foster additional experimental efforts to solve the function of telephone quantity within the built-in functionality of cells.

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Accordingly, physiological fluctuations of the portal amino acid concentration are accompanied by parallel alterations of liver cell volume. The degree of amino acid-induced cell swelling seems to be largely related to the steady-state intra/extracellular amino acid concentration gradient. This gradient and, accordingly, the degree of cell swelling are modified by hormones and the nutritional state in a complex way. Their action not only involves effects on the expression of plasma membrane transport systems and the electrochemical Na + gradient as a driving force for Na + -coupled transport, but also alterations of intracellular amino acid metabolism.

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