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Epithelial Transport and Barrier Function

Edited by Edited by Jörg-Dieter Schulzke, Michael Fromm, Ernst-Otto Riecken (Freie Universität Berlin, Germany) and Henry J. Binder (Yale University School of Medicine)
Epithelial Transport and Barrier Function

Published: December 2000

Volume 915

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The intestinal epithelium must facilitate absorption and secretion of solutes and water, and still provide a defense against unwanted uptake or loss of solutes, water, and noxious agents. This volume discusses both functions as they interact in health and disease, focusing on new regulative pathways and properties of solute transporters, the molecular basis of the barrier-forming paracellular structures, and models for studying disturbed transport and barrier properties. Special attention is given to mechanisms of diarrhea caused by enterotoxins or by inflammatory bowel diseases.

This volume is out of print.