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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

ISBN-13: 9783642771248

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ISBN-13: 9783642771262

One of the must haves for survival is the power of cells to keep up their quantity. therefore, throughout the process evolution cells have "learned" a number of recommendations to accomplish quantity homeostasis. This quantity regulatory equipment includes rules of either, mobile metabolism and mobile shipping and is exploited by means of hormones and transmitters to manage cellularfunction. This booklet to illustrates the advanced interaction of cellphone quantity regulatory mechanisms and mobile functionality in a number of tissues. even if, our wisdom continues to be faraway from being conclusive, and the current choice of stories is believed to foster extra experimental efforts to solve the function of phone quantity within the built-in functionality of cells.

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2 Cell Volume Control in Liver Anisoosmotic exposure of cells is widely used for studies on cell volume regulation. This approach may primarily be seen as an experimental tool to modify liver cell volume, although during intestinal absorption portal venous blood may become slightly hypo- or hypertonic and liver swelling has been shown during intestinal absorption of water (Haberich et al. 1966). Physiologically more important, however, are liver cell volume changes during cumulative substrate uptake into hepatocytes and under the influence of hormones.

2 Cell Volume Control in Liver ............................................ 1 Anisoosmotic Cell Volume Modulation ................................... 2 Cumulative Substrate Transport ......................................... 3 Cell Volume Control by Hormones ....................................... 3 Modulation of Hepatic Metabolism by Cell Volume ........................ 1 Cell Volume, Amino Acid and Ammonia Metabolism ...................... 2 Cell Volume and Protein Turnover .......................................

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