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Ouabain

ouabain

(Science: drug) A plant alkaloid from Strophantus gratus, that specifically binds to and inhibits the sodium potassium ATPase. Related to digitalis.


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Ouabain and Na/K ATPase inhibition

that depends on the mechanism of ouabain

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by JackBean
Thu Oct 20, 2011 7:28 am
 
Forum: Cell Biology
Topic: Ouabain and Na/K ATPase inhibition
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Ouabain and Na/K ATPase inhibition

... the transport process, the Na/K ATPase becomes transiently phosphorylated. What do you think this suggests about a likely mechanism for ouabain inhibition of this pump? How might this reaction be reversed, both endogenously and experimentally?" So.. we know that ouabain inhibits ...

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by nikkilici0us
Wed Oct 19, 2011 7:23 pm
 
Forum: Cell Biology
Topic: Ouabain and Na/K ATPase inhibition
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