Red Cell Membrane Transport in Health and Disease

  • Ingolf Bernhardt
  • J. Clive Ellory

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages I-XXVIII
  2. Cees W. M. Haest
    Pages 1-25
  3. Ingolf Bernhardt, Erwin Weiss
    Pages 83-109
  4. John R. Sachs
    Pages 111-137
  5. Poul Bennekou, Palle Christophersen
    Pages 139-152
  6. René Motais, Hélène Guizouarn, Franck Borgese
    Pages 153-171
  7. Christian Lytle
    Pages 173-195
  8. John S. Gibson, J. Clive Ellory
    Pages 197-220
  9. Sigrid Lepke, Joachim Heberle, Hermann Passow
    Pages 221-252
  10. Philip A. Knauf, Prithwish Pal
    Pages 253-301
  11. J. Clive Ellory, Pawel Swietach, John S. Gibson
    Pages 303-319
  12. James D. Young, Sylvia Y. M. Yao, Carol E. Cass, Stephen A. Baldwin
    Pages 321-337
  13. Richard J. Naftalin
    Pages 339-372
  14. Teresa Tiffert, Robert M. Bookchin, Virgilio L. Lew
    Pages 373-405
  15. Peter W. Flatman
    Pages 407-434
  16. Niall M. Horn, Alan L. Thomas, Fiona Oakley
    Pages 435-450
  17. Andrew P. Halestrap
    Pages 451-476
  18. Joseph Browning, Robert Wilkins
    Pages 477-488
  19. Mikko Nikinmaa
    Pages 489-509
  20. Paolo Arese, Evelin Schwarzer
    Pages 525-548
  21. Carlo Brugnara
    Pages 549-567
  22. Kiaran Kirk, Kevin J. Saliba
    Pages 569-585
  23. Sergei N. Orlov
    Pages 587-602
  24. Petr Jarolim
    Pages 603-619
  25. A. Cláudio Mendes Ribeiro, Tatiana M. C. Brunini
    Pages 621-642
  26. George P. Patrinos, Frank G. Grosveld
    Pages 643-671
  27. Augusta Brovelli, Giampaolo Minetti
    Pages 673-690
  28. Back Matter
    Pages 735-748

About this book


This book describes our current understanding of the transport of ions, amino acids, nucleosides, sugars, water and gases across the red blood cell membrane. It also outlines the necessary theoretical background to understand the dynamics of membrane constituents together with the mechanisms of transport pathways (pumps, channels, carriers/cotransporters, residual passive permeability). Separate chapters describe our present ideas about membrane and metabolic disorders as well as red blood cell diseases like malaria, sickle cell disease, and hypertension. The latest findings are explained on the basis of a historical review and well-established principles. The book and its chapters are thus structured in a manner that makes the material accessible to beginners in the field of red blood cell physiology and biophysics. Active researchers will also benefit from this carefully organized compilation.


Transporter biomechanics biophysics blood blood cell cell cell membrane cells dynamics erythrocyte mechanics membrane pathophysiology physiology water

Editors and affiliations

  • Ingolf Bernhardt
    • 1
  • J. Clive Ellory
    • 2
  1. 1.Naturwissenschaftlich-Technische Fakultät III, Arbeitsgruppe BiophysikUniversität des SaarlandesSaarbrückenGermany
  2. 2.Laboratory of PhysiologyUniversity of OxfordOxfordUK

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 2003
  • Publisher Name Springer, Berlin, Heidelberg
  • eBook Packages Springer Book Archive
  • Print ISBN 978-3-642-07920-7
  • Online ISBN 978-3-662-05181-8
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