Experientia

, Volume 42, Issue 6, pp 608–611 | Cite as

Use of3H-QNB in the isolation of plasma membrane from smooth muscle of the urinary bladder: Effect of oxalate on calcium uptake by the membrane fractions

  • S. Batra
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Summary

Specific binding of tritiated quinuclidinyl benzilate (3H-QNB) to surface membrane muscarinic receptors was utilized to identify plasma membrane (PM) fractions from smooth muscle of the rabbit urinary bladder. Accumulation of3H-QNB in the PM fraction was 4–5-fold higher than that in fractions of endoplasmic reticulum (EM) or mitochondria (M). A similar pattern of

Keywords

Calcium Plasma Membrane Smooth Muscle Endoplasmic Reticulum Similar Pattern 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • S. Batra
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Obstetrics and GynecologyUniversity of Lund and AB Leo Research LaboratoriesHelsingborg(Sweden)

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