"Osmoregulation" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure,
which enables searching at various levels of specificity.
The response of cells in sensing a difference in OSMOTIC PRESSURE between the inside and outside of the cell. This response includes signaling from osmotic sensors to activate transcription factors, which in turn regulate the expression of osmocompensatory genes, all functioning to maintain CELL VOLUME and the water concentration inside the cells.
- Osmotic Stress Regulating Pathway
- Osmotic Stress Response
- Osmotic Stress Responses
- Response, Osmotic Stress
- Responses, Osmotic Stress
- Stress Response, Osmotic
- Stress Responses, Osmotic
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Below are the most recent publications written about "Osmoregulation" by people in Profiles.
Breves JP, McCormick SD, Karlstrom RO. Prolactin and teleost ionocytes: new insights into cellular and molecular targets of prolactin in vertebrate epithelia. Gen Comp Endocrinol. 2014 Jul 01; 203:21-8.
Frank GR, Fox J, Candela N, Jovanovic Z, Bochukova E, Levine J, Papenhausen PR, O'Rahilly S, Farooqi IS. Severe obesity and diabetes insipidus in a patient with PCSK1 deficiency. Mol Genet Metab. 2013 Sep-Oct; 110(1-2):191-4.