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The human Aquaporin-5 gene. Molecular characterization and chromosomal localization.
(American Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, 1996-04-12)
The cDNA for the fifth mammalian aquaporin (AQP5) was isolated from rat, and expression was demonstrated in rat salivary and lacrimal glands, cornea, and lung (Raina, S., Preston, G. M., Guggino, W. B., and Agre, P. (1995) ...
The human AQP4 gene: definition of the locus encoding two water channel polypeptides in brain
(National Academy of Sciences, 1996-10-01)
The aquaporin family of membrane water transport proteins are expressed in diverse tissues, and in brain the predominant water channel protein is AQP4. Here we report the isolation and characterization of the human AQP4 ...
Mutations in aquaporin-1 in phenotypically normal humans without functional CHIP water channels
(American Association for the Advancement of Science, 1994-09-09)
The gene aquaporin-1 encodes channel-forming integral protein (CHIP), a member of a large family of water transporters found throughout nature. Three rare individuals were identified who do not express CHIP-associated ...
Isolation of the cDNA for erythrocyte integral membrane protein of 28 kilodaltons: member of an ancient channel family
(National Academy of Sciences, 1991-12-15)
CHIP28 is a 28-kDa integral membrane protein with similarities to membrane channels and is found in erythrocytes and renal tubules. A cDNA for CHIP28 was isolated from human fetal liver cDNA template by a three-step ...
Regulation of the Escherichia coli water channel gene aqpZ
(National Academy of Sciences, 1998-03-31)
Osmotic movement of water across bacterial cell membranes is postulated to be a homeostatic mechanism for maintaining cell turgor. The molecular water transporter remained elusive until discovery of the Escherichia coli ...
Aquaporin-4 water channel protein in the rat retina and optic nerve: polarized expression in Müller cells and fibrous astrocytes
(Society for Neuroscience, 1998-04-01)
The water permeability of cell membranes differs by orders of magnitude, and most of this variability reflects the differential expression of aquaporin water channels. We have recently found that the CNS contains a member ...
Increased fluid secretion after adenoviral-mediated transfer of the aquaporin-1 cDNA to irradiated rat salivary glands
(National Academy of Sciences, 1997-04-01)
A replication-deficient, recombinant adenovirus encoding human aquaporin-1 (hAQP1), the archetypal water channel, was constructed. This virus, AdhAQP1, directed hAQP1 expression in several epithelial cell lines in vitro. ...
Genomic organization and developmental expression of aquaporin-5 in lung
(American College of Chest Physicians, 1997-06)
Aquaporin null phenotypes: The importance of classical physiology
(National Academy of Sciences, 1998-08-04)
Functional impairment of lens aquaporin in two families with dominantly inherited cataracts
(Oxford University Press, 2000-09-22)
Opacities in the crystalline lens of eye appear with high frequency in the general population. Dominantly inherited cataracts with differing clinical features were found in two families carrying different point mutations ...