TITLE

Lung turns to AA (adenosine analogues) to dry out

AUTHOR(S)
Kreindler, James L.; Shapiro, Steven D.
PUB. DATE
April 2007
SOURCE
Nature Medicine;Apr2007, Vol. 13 Issue 4, p406
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses a study which showed that the levels of a simple nucleotide adenosine, regulate the activities of two ion channels: the epithelial sodium channel and the chloride channel, cystic fibrosis transmembrane conductance regulator. The adenosine regulation of the two channels established the balance between fluid secretion into the alveolus and fluid absorption from it.
ACCESSION #
24629910

 

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