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Ca2+ Transport and Surface Membrane ATPase in Macrophages

  • R. Pantaleo
  • A. Fusaro
  • D. Giordano
  • S. Papa
Part of the Advances in Experimental Medicine and Biology book series (AEMB, volume 141)

Abstract

Macrophages display a number of defense processes like endocytosis, chemiotactic motility and secretion of hydrolytic enzymes1,2, which are functional expressions of the plasma membrane and contiguous structures like the surface coat and cytoskeleton components 3,4. Elucidation of the mechanisms by which these diverse functions are controlled, so to respond in an orderly fashion to external and internal stimuli, is of primary importance for understanding of the role of macrophages in inflammation, immunological processes and neoplastic growth and citotoxicity1,2,5.

Keywords

ATPase Activity Alveolar Macrophage Lanthanum Chloride Absorbance Decrease Dependent ATPase 
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© Plenum Press, New York 1982

Authors and Affiliations

  • R. Pantaleo
    • 1
  • A. Fusaro
    • 1
  • D. Giordano
    • 1
  • S. Papa
    • 2
  1. 1.Institute of General PathologyFaculty of Medicine University of BariBariItaly
  2. 2.Institute of Biological ChemistryFaculty of Medicine University of BariBariItaly

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