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Intracellular pH

Handbook of Physiology, Cell Physiology

  1. Robert W. Putnam1,
  2. Albert Roos2

Published Online: 1 JAN 2011

DOI: 10.1002/cphy.cp140109

Comprehensive Physiology

Comprehensive Physiology

How to Cite

Putnam, R. W. and Roos, A. 2011. Intracellular pH. Comprehensive Physiology. 389–440.

Author Information

  1. 1

    Department of Physiology and Biophysics, Wright State University School of Medicine, Dayton, Ohio

  2. 2

    Department of Cell Biology and Physiology, Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, Missouri

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 1 JAN 2011

Abstract

The sections in this article are:

  • 1
    Techniques
    • 1.1
      pH-Sensitive Microelectrodes
    • 1.2
      pH-Sensitive Fluorescent Indicators
    • 1.3
      Nuclear Magnetic Resonance Spectroscopy
  • 2
    Some Observations on Intracellular pH Transients
  • 3
    Mechanisms of pH Regulation
    • 3.1
      Physicochemical Buffers
    • 3.2
      Membrane Transport Systems
    • 3.3
      Determinants of Steady-State pHi
  • 4
    Some Cellular Processes Affecting or Affected by pHi
    • 4.1
      Metabolism
    • 4.2
      Cell-Cell Coupling: Gap Junctions
    • 4.3
      DNA Synthesis and Cell Growth
    • 4.4
      Membrane Channels
    • 4.5
      Cell-Volume Regulation
    • 4.6
      Mitochondrial H+ Movements
    • 4.7
      Cytoskeleton
    • 4.8
      Endocytosis/Exocytosis
    • 4.9
      Other Cellular Processes