Chapter 6. Role of Membranes in Controlling Ion and Water Movements in the Lens

  1. Katherine Elliott and
  2. David W. Fitzsimons
  1. George Duncan

Published Online: 30 MAY 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470720028.ch6

Ciba Foundation Symposium 19 - The Human Lens - in Relation to Cataract

Ciba Foundation Symposium 19 - The Human Lens - in Relation to Cataract

How to Cite

Duncan, G. (1973) Role of Membranes in Controlling Ion and Water Movements in the Lens, in Ciba Foundation Symposium 19 - The Human Lens - in Relation to Cataract (eds K. Elliott and D. W. Fitzsimons), John Wiley & Sons, Ltd., Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470720028.ch6

Author Information

  1. School of Biological Sciences, University of East Anglia, Norwich

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 30 MAY 2008
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 1973

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9789021940205

Online ISBN: 9780470720028

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Keywords:

  • membranes;
  • water movements;
  • lens;
  • anterior epithelium;
  • intercellular communication

Summary

This chapter contains section titled:

  • Consequences of Fixed Negative Charges

  • Site of Ion-Restricting Membranes

  • Membrane Asymmetry

  • Coupled Sodium and Organic Solute Flow

  • Lens Membrane Water Permeability

  • Conclusions

  • Acknowledgements

  • References

  • Discussion

  • References