Sep 15, 1983

Increase of Na+/K+ ATPase activity in BHK 21 cells treated with phosphatidylserine vesicles

Biochemical and Biophysical Research Communications
M Floreani, F Carpenedo

Abstract

BHK 21 cultured cells, incubated with phosphatidylserine vesicles, showed a significant increase of the phosphatidylserine content in the plasma membrane. At the same time the membrane-bound Mg2+ dependent, Na+/K+ activated ATPase activity was increased by 85%. The cellular viability was not affected by the phosphatidylserine incorporation.

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Phosphatidylserines
Kidney
Vesicle
phosphatidylserine
Cells, Cultured [Chemical/Ingredient]
Adenosinetriphosphatase Activity
Vesicle (Morphologic Abnormality)
Cricetus
Plasma Membrane
Metazoa

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