Calcium Fluxes Across Membranes Isolated from Small Intestinal Epithelium

  • Heini Murer
  • Bruno Hildmann
Part of the Advances in Experimental Medicine and Biology book series (AEMB, volume 151)


Studies using intact tissue preparations revealed that trans-epithelial transports of calcium in the small intestine is dependent on the presence of sodium (1–5). These observations suggest that transcellular transport of calcium is coupled to transcellu-lar sodium flux (for review see: 2).


Membrane Vesicle Calcium Flux Transcellular Transport Small Intestinal Epithelium Paracellular Calcium Transport 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Heini Murer
    • 1
    • 2
  • Bruno Hildmann
    • 1
    • 2
  1. 1.Institute of PhysiologyUniversity of ZurichZurichSwitzerland
  2. 2.Max Planck Institut für BiophysikFrankfurtGermany

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