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

One of the must haves for survival is the power of cells to take care of their quantity. therefore, throughout the process evolution cells have "learned" numerous techniques to accomplish quantity homeostasis. This quantity regulatory equipment contains rules of either, mobile metabolism and mobile shipping and is exploited by way of hormones and transmitters to control cellularfunction. This e-book to illustrates the advanced interaction of telephone quantity regulatory mechanisms and mobile functionality in quite a few tissues. although, our wisdom remains to be faraway from being conclusive, and the current choice of experiences is believed to foster additional experimental efforts to resolve the position of cellphone quantity within the built-in functionality of cells.

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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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