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Transport and Inherited Disease

Monograph based upon Proceedings of the Seventeenth Symposium of The Society for the Study of Inborn Errors of Metabolism

  • N. R. Belton
  • C. Toothill

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xiv
  2. Section One

  3. Biochemistry of Membranes

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 33-33
    2. R. Coleman
      Pages 35-58
    3. J. Lenard
      Pages 59-70
  4. Transport in Brain

  5. Renal Transport

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 147-147
    2. R. Fraser
      Pages 187-197
    3. C. Garner, A. K. Khullar, V. Schwarz, N. I. M. Simpson
      Pages 199-205
    4. J. Brodehl
      Pages 207-230
    5. H. S. Tenenhouse, D. E. C. Cole, C. R. Scriver
      Pages 231-262
  6. Transport in Red Blood Cells

  7. Back Matter
    Pages 369-380

About this book

Introduction

Many clinical problems of transport have been known for decades, par­ ticularly those disorders involving the liver and kidney. As a result of the dramatic increase in interest in transport at the membrane level the Society devoted its Seventeenth Symposium, held at Leeds during September 1979, to Transport and Inherited Disease, the result of that meeting forming the basis of this monograph. For the occasion over a hundred members and guests of the Society were joined by many invited speakers from Europe and the USA to discuss this rapidly developing field with special reference to the direct interests of the Society - in­ herited metabolic disease. The major theme of the meeting was opened with formal scientific presentations on membrane structure, synthesis and the regulation of epithelial transport. These were followed by discussions of specific prob­ lems of transport in brain, kidney and red blood cells. Almost all of these later lectures had clinical applications with cystic fibrosis and nephro­ genic diabetes insipidus featuring as examples of the common inherited diseases. The Hudson Memorial Lecture was delivered by Professor H. Bickel (Heidelberg). This outstanding review lecture on 'Phenylketonuri- past, present and future' is reproduced in the Journal of the Society - the Journal of Inherited Metabolic Disease (Volume 3 No.4, pp.123-132). xiii xiv PREFACE The members' papers (both oral and poster) are also being reprinted in various issues of the Journal (published by MTP Press Ltd., Lancaster, UK).

Keywords

amino acid blood brain cells chemistry clinical application kidney membrane metabolic disease metabolism mutation organizations proteins transport water

Editors and affiliations

  • N. R. Belton
    • 1
  • C. Toothill
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of Child Life and HealthUniversity of EdinburghEdinburghUK
  2. 2.Department of Chemical PathologyOld Medical SchoolLeedsUK

Bibliographic information

  • DOI https://doi.org/10.1007/978-94-009-7316-9
  • Copyright Information Springer Science+Business Media B.V. 1981
  • Publisher Name Springer, Dordrecht
  • eBook Packages Springer Book Archive
  • Print ISBN 978-94-009-7318-3
  • Online ISBN 978-94-009-7316-9
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