Enzymes, Drugs and Transport Phenomena

  • Karl H. BeyerJr.
  • John E. Baer
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Other contributors to this Symposium on Biophysics and Physiology of Biological Transport have dealt with the physicochemical aspects of membrane transport, what the membranes of cells and their organelles look like, how they behave physiologically, and the biochemical interpretation of the transport of ¡sodium and potassium across such structures. Background reviews of certain of these topics are readily available in the writings of Anderson and Ussing on active transport (1960), concepts of carrier transport and their pharmacological corollaries by Wilbrandt and Rosenberg (1961), the morphological and molecular aspects (Brown and Danielli 1954, Sjöstrand 1963), and the relation of structure and enzymatic activity to active transport (Lethninger 1959, Skou 1963, and Wheeler and Whittam 1962).


Tubular Secretion Carbonic Anhydrase Inhibitor Ethacrynic Acid Adenosine Triphosphatase Clearance Ratio 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Karl H. BeyerJr.
    • 1
  • John E. Baer
    • 1
  1. 1.The Merck Sharp & Dohme Research LaboratoriesWest PointUSA

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