By M. Silverman, R. J. Turner (auth.), Lionel A. Manson (eds.)

ISBN-10: 1461565642

ISBN-13: 9781461565642

ISBN-10: 1461565669

ISBN-13: 9781461565666

Both technological know-how and faith are points of human exercise that don't discover political constraints. it truly is hence applicable that contributions may still come from many various international locations for a chain which makes an attempt to chronicle advancements in an interdisciplinary box comparable to membrane study. This quantity is a wonderful instance of the range of pondering, heritage, and procedure wanted by means of the operating scientist for his re­ seek making plans. From Canada comes a overview by means of Silverman and Turner of the mech­ anisms via which the plasma membrane of the renal proximal tubule acts as a delivery mediator. the 2 chapters that have been writtyn via American scientists are first-class examples of the comparative bio­ chemical strategy. Inouye feels he needs to make an apology for being attracted to the outer membrane of E. coli, however it is apparent, after a analyzing of his bankruptcy, that no apology is needed. to the contrary, we're thankful for his drawing our awareness to the program and its precise houses. Holtz­ guy, Gronowicz, Mercurio, and Masur also are on a awareness­ elevating challenge in summarizing for us a couple of built-in features of membranes utilizing the toad bladder as an experimental approach. the opposite chapters of this quantity come from in another country. N orthcote has back verified his ability to combine a posh and hard field.

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Acta 241:815-822. Foulkes. E. c.. 1977, Movement of p-aminohippurate between lumen and cells of renal tubule. Am. J. Physiol. 232:F424-F428. Foulkes, E. , and Gieske, T" 1973, Specificity and metal sensitivity of renal amino acid transport. Biochim. Biophys. Acta 318:439-445. Fox. , Rosenberg, L. , 1964, Evidence against a single renal transport defect in cystinuria. N. Engl. J, Med, 270:556-561. Frimpter, G. , Fellows, R. , and Thompson, D. 0" 1%2, The Renal Proximal Tubule 45 Inulin and endogeneous amino acid renal clearance in cystinuria.

1. , 1977). , 1977b) have established that 60- 7()%' of the filtered phosphate load is reabsorbed in the superficial proximal tubule. , 1976). This amounts to from 10-25% of the filtered phosphate in the intact animal. Both of these processes are known to be inhibited by parathyroid hormone (PTH). This is particularly true of the process at the more distal site which, although relatively inactive in the intact animal, is capable of considerable phosphate reabsorption in thyroparathyroidectomized (TPTX) animals.

P .. 1975, Distribution and transport of varied substances in the dog kidney in 44 M. Silverman and R. J. 'i1'O: Implications with regard to metabolic activities. Med. Clill. North Am. 59:539- 554. Chinard. F. P .. Taylor. W. R .. Noland. M. F .. and Enns. • 1959. Renal handling of glucose in dogs. Am. J. Physiol. 196:535-544. Chinard. F. Poo Effros. R .. Perl. W .. and Silverman. , 1967, Organ vascular and extravascular compartments ill I'il'o, in: Compartments. Pools, alld Spaces ill Medical Physiology (P.

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