Chapter 11. Ion Transport Across Amphibian Lung

  1. Ruth Porter and
  2. Maeve O'Connor
  1. John T. Gatzy

Published Online: 30 MAY 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470720202.ch11

Ciba Foundation Symposium 38 - Lung Liquids

Ciba Foundation Symposium 38 - Lung Liquids

How to Cite

Gatzy, J. T. (1976) Ion Transport Across Amphibian Lung, in Ciba Foundation Symposium 38 - Lung Liquids (eds R. Porter and M. O'Connor), John Wiley & Sons, Ltd., Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470720202.ch11

Author Information

  1. Department of Pharmacology, School of Medicine, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, North Carolina

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 30 MAY 2008
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 1976

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9789021940434

Online ISBN: 9780470720202



  • ion transport;
  • oxidative metabolism;
  • bioelectric properties;
  • amphibian lung;
  • mammalian pulmonary barrier


This chapter contains section titled:

  • Bioelectric Properties

  • Site of the Biopotential and Resistance

  • Ion and Water Transport Across the Bullfrog Lung

  • Net Cl- Flux and Short-Circuit Current

  • The Effect of CL- Concentration, Metabolic Inhivitors and Bron Net CL- Flux

  • The Significance of CL Transport by the Lung

  • The Effect of Air Pollutants on the Lung

  • Conclusions

  • Acknowledgement

  • References

  • Discussion

  • Reference