Channels, Carriers and Pumps

Channels, Carriers and Pumps : Introduction to Membrane Transport

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For students as well as researchers this book describes the exciting new advances in the molecualr biologyof transport proteins and integrates this information with transport kinetics, function, and regulation. Experimental data are linked with theory.
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Product details

  • Hardback | 344 pages
  • 149.86 x 231.14 x 20.32mm | 521.63g
  • Academic Press Inc
  • San Diego, United States
  • English
  • 0126650454
  • 9780126650457

Table of contents

Structural Basis of Movement Across Cell Membranes. Simple Diffusion of Nonelectrolytes and Ions. Ion Channels Across Cell Membranes. Carrier-Mediated Transport: Facilitated Diffusion. Couplin of Flows of Substrates: Antiporters and Symporters. Primary Active Transport Systems. The Regulation and Integration of Transport Systems. Appendixes: Single and Triple-Letter Codes for the Amino Acids. Fundamental Constants, Conversion Factors, And Some Useful Approximations. The Relation Between the Permeability Coefficient Ps and the Half-Timet1.5 of Entry of a Permeant. Index.
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