PKCα and Urea Transport

In our newest podcast, Editor in Chief Thomas Kleyman interviews senior author and past Editor in Chief Jeff Sands along with lead author Janet Klein (Emory University) about the dual phosphorylation pathways that regulate urea transporter activity in the kidney inner medulla.

Janet D. Klein, Christopher F. Martin, Kimilia J. Kent, and Jeff M. Sands. Protein kinase C-α mediates hypertonicity-stimulated increase in urea transporter phosphorylation in the inner medullary collecting duct. Am J Physiol Renal Physiol May 1, 2012 302:F1098-F1103; published ahead of print February 1, 2012, doi:10.1152/ajprenal.00664.2011