Regulation of Cellular Volume

  • Anthony D. C. Macknight
  • Alexander Leaf


With some 55 to 60% of body weight attributable to water and approximately two-thirds of this within cells, the constancy of body weight is testimonial to the precision with which cells regulate their water content. Understanding of how this is accomplished is still, however, largely speculative.


Cardiac Glycoside Sodium Transport Ethacrynic Acid Sodium Pump Colloid Osmotic Pressure 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Anthony D. C. Macknight
    • 1
  • Alexander Leaf
    • 2
    • 3
  1. 1.Department of PhysiologyThe Medical School, University of OtagoDunedinNew Zealand
  2. 2.Medical ServicesMassachusetts General HospitalBostonUSA
  3. 3.Department of MedicineHarvard University Medical SchoolBostonUSA

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