aquaporin


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aquaporin

(ˌækwəˈpɔːrɪn)
n
(Biology) any one of a group of proteins in cell membranes that allow the passage of water across the membrane
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The four genes network (figure 2C) was composed of the genes that codify for the glial fibrillary acid protein (GFAP), aquaporin 1 (AQP1), the acidic form of the complement factor 4 (c4a), and the apelin receptor (APLNR).
When autoantibody binds against the Aquaporin 4 channel there occurs hyper permeability at the blood brain barrier, perivascular inflammation, astrocyte damage and inflammation which form the main components of pathogenesis in NMO.
Genetic forms of nephrogenic diabetes insipidus (NDI): Vasopressin receptor defect (X-linked) and aquaporin defect (autosomal recessive and dominant).
Aquaporin 5 (AQP 5), HMGB1, and p-NF-[kappa]B expression in AT I cells
To validate the expression profiling by Illumina sequencing, the expression levels of twenty DEGs (11 upregulated and 9 downregulated) involved with beta-glucosidase, pectate lyase, aquaporin, vacuolar processing, heat shock protein, chaperone, and glutamate-cysteine ligase were selected for qRT-PCR analysis (Table S1).
Ruschil et al., "The intrinsic pathogenic role of autoantibodies to aquaporin 4 mediating spinal cord disease in a rat passive-transfer model," Experimental Neurology, vol.
Schrier, "Effect of primary polydipsia on aquaporin and sodium transporter abundance," American Journal of Physiology-Renal Physiology, vol.
It could be due to release of antidiuretic hormone or by a direct effect of amiodarone on vasopressin (V2) or aquaporin receptors in kidneys [13].
Other studies [13, 53, 54] have also shown a significant homology between plants and bacterial aquaporin with human AQP4 that is expressed in the astrocytic foot processes.
The disease is mediated by autoantibodies against aquaporin 4 (AQP4) [2].