Transporter mutation alters cell energy

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NEWS IN THE STUDY OF MITOCHONDRIAL RESPIRATION: Credit: CC0 Public Domain The cotransporter NKCC1 moves sodium, potassium and chloride ions across the cell membrane and has roles regulating cell volume, epithelial transport and neuronal excitability. Eric Delpire, Ph.D., and colleagues recently discovered that a patient suffering from multiorgan failure had a mutation in the gene encoding […]