Amino acid transport in the gill epithelium of a marine bivalve

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1. 1. Amino acid transport across the intestine of bivalve molluscs is reviewed. 2. 2. Transport of alanine or taurine is dependent on the sodium gradient across the intestine. 3. 3. The time course of the uptake of alanine into the brush border membrane vesicles is also sodium dependent.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)635-641
Number of pages7
JournalComparative Biochemistry and Physiology -- Part A: Physiology
Issue number4
StatePublished - 1988


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