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Cellular Mechanisms of Hepatic Fluid and Electrolyte Transport

Handbook of Physiology, The Gastrointestinal System, Salivary, Gastric, Pancreatic, and Hepatobiliary Secretion

  1. Rebecca W. Van Dyke,
  2. John R. Lake,
  3. Bruce F. Scharschmidt

Published Online: 1 JAN 2011

DOI: 10.1002/cphy.cp060330

Comprehensive Physiology

Comprehensive Physiology

How to Cite

Van Dyke, R. W., Lake, J. R. and Scharschmidt, B. F. 2011. Cellular Mechanisms of Hepatic Fluid and Electrolyte Transport. Comprehensive Physiology. 597–619.

Author Information

  1. Department of Medicine and Liver Center, University of California, San Francisco, California, San Francisco, California

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 1 JAN 2011


The sections in this article are:

  • 1
    Microanatomy of the Bile Secretory Unit
  • 2
    Cellular Mechanisms of Hepatocyte Electrolyte and Solute Transport
    • 2.1
      Membrane Potential
    • 2.2
      Sinusoidal-Lateral Membrane Transport Mechanisms
    • 2.3
      Canalicular Membrane Transport Mechanisms
    • 2.4
      Organelle Ion-Transport Mechanisms
  • 3
    Canalicular Bile Formation
    • 3.1
      Introduction and Definition of Terms
    • 3.2
      Pathways of Water and Solute Excretion
    • 3.3
      Bile Acid-Stimulated Canalicular Bile Formation
    • 3.4
      Bile Acid-Independent Bile Formation
    • 3.5
      Intracellular Bile Acid Transport and Bile Acid-Lipid Coupling
    • 3.6
      Regulation of Canalicular Water and Solute Secretion
  • 4