Published in Health Insurance Week, March 27th, 2005
"Ubiquitously expressed volume-regulated anion channels (VRACs) are activated in response to cell swelling but may also show limited activity in nonswollen cells. VRACs are permeable to inorganic anions and small organic osmolytes, including the amino acids aspartate, glutamate, and taurine," wrote A.A. Mongin and colleagues, Albany Medical College.
"Several recent reports have demonstrated that neurotransmitters or hormones, such as ATP and vasopressin, induce or...
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