Osmoregulation: cyclic GMP and the big squeeze

Insall, R. H. (1996) Osmoregulation: cyclic GMP and the big squeeze. Current Biology, 6(5), pp. 516-518. (doi:10.1016/S0960-9822(02)00530-4) (PMID:8805270)

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Abstract

Cyclic GMP and myosin II combine in a novel way to protect Dictyostelium cells from changes in external osmolarity. A newly discovered homologue of bacterial histidine kinases is also required for resistance to osmotic shock and may be a part of the same system.

Item Type:Articles
Status:Published
Refereed:Yes
Glasgow Author(s) Enlighten ID:Insall, Professor Robert
Authors: Insall, R. H.
College/School:College of Medical Veterinary and Life Sciences > Institute of Cancer Sciences
Journal Name:Current Biology
Publisher:Elsevier
ISSN:0960-9822
ISSN (Online):1879-0445
Published Online:14 July 2004

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