Quantum Modeling: A Bridge between the Pumping and Signaling Functions of Na/K-ATPase
AbstractAlthough the signaling function of Na/K-ATPase has been studied for decades, the chasm between the pumping function and the signaling function of Na/K-ATPase is still an open issue. This article explores the relationship between ion pumping and signaling with attention to the amplification of oxidants through this signaling function. We specifically consider the Na/K-ATPase with respect to its signaling function as a superposition of different states described for its pumping function. We then examine how alterations in the relative amounts of these states could alter signaling through the Src-EGFR-ROS pathway. Using assumptions based on some experimental observations published by our laboratories and others, we develop some predictions regarding cellular oxidant stress. View Full-Text
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Wang, W.; Shapiro, J.I. Quantum Modeling: A Bridge between the Pumping and Signaling Functions of Na/K-ATPase. Int. J. Mol. Sci. 2018, 19, 2347.
Wang W, Shapiro JI. Quantum Modeling: A Bridge between the Pumping and Signaling Functions of Na/K-ATPase. International Journal of Molecular Sciences. 2018; 19(8):2347.Chicago/Turabian Style
Wang, Weiguang; Shapiro, Joseph I. 2018. "Quantum Modeling: A Bridge between the Pumping and Signaling Functions of Na/K-ATPase." Int. J. Mol. Sci. 19, no. 8: 2347.
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