The Hepatic Microsomal Ca2+ Sequestering System

  • Naomi Kraus-Friedmann
  • C. Ricky Fleschner
  • Piotr Zimniak
  • Pamela Moore
Part of the Advances in Experimental Medicine and Biology book series (AEMB, volume 232)


The hepatic microsomal Ca2+ sequestering system is analogous to that of sarcoplasmic reticulum and fulfills a similar role to it; namely, regulation of cytoplasmic Ca2+ concentration. It does so by taking up Ca2+ in an ATP dependent manner and releases it by either the reversal of the uptake process and/or by a different, unknown mechanism.


ATPase Activity Sarcoplasmic Reticulum Microsomal Fraction Coupling Factor Microsomal Protein 
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© Plenum Press, New York 1988

Authors and Affiliations

  • Naomi Kraus-Friedmann
    • 1
  • C. Ricky Fleschner
    • 1
  • Piotr Zimniak
    • 1
  • Pamela Moore
    • 1
  1. 1.Dept. of Physiology and Cell BiologyUniversity of Texas Medical SchoolHoustonUSA

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