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By Chris M. Wood

Many physiological tactics are regulated through the stream of ions into and out of organs, tissues, and cells. in the past decade, quite a few new thoughts and methods have contributed to a deeper figuring out of the myriad affects ions have at the functionality and constitution of organisms. From breathing and excretion to neurological keep watch over and metabolic processing, ions and their rules occupy a relevant position in body structure of fish in addition to different organisms. Key gains * complete replace of ionic legislation in fish * makes a speciality of big variety of organ structures and the impression of ions on organ method functionality * Contributions from a world workforce

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Teleostean systems may be helpful in advancing understanding in these areas. , 1995). , 1992) but do point to the side-by-side operation of MDR and CFTR in teleostean C1cells. , 1993) and killifish chloride cells take up and transport methylene blue dye (Fisher, 1989). Also, the characteristics and regulation of basolateral K + channels that are essential for C1secretion should be examined. Because so little is now known about the freshwater MR cells, at 18 WILLIAM S. MARSHALL least from in uitro epithelia, direct molecular biological approaches to determining which transport entities are on these cells may be immediately productive and would help to focus physiological studies.

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