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ISSN 2522-9036 (Online)
DOI: https://doi.org/10.15407/fz

Fiziologichnyi Zhurnal

is a scientific journal issued by the

Bogomoletz Institute of Physiology
National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine

Editor-in-chief: V.F. Sagach

The journal was founded in 1955 as
1955 – 1977 "Fiziolohichnyi zhurnal" (ISSN 0015 – 3311)
1978 – 1993 "Fiziologicheskii zhurnal" (ISSN 0201 – 8489)
1994 – 2016 "Fiziolohichnyi zhurnal" (ISSN 0201 – 8489)
2017 – "Fiziolohichnyi zhurnal" (ISSN 2522-9028)

Fiziol. Zh. 2006; 52(1): 17-21


New cation channel of the T-lymphocytenuclear membrane

O.A. Fedorenko, T.M. Volkova, S.M. Marchenko

    О.О. Bogomolets Institute of Physiology, National Academyof Sciences of Ukraine, Kyiv


Abstract

There are little data on the properties of ion channels in the inner nuclear membrane of lymphocytes, though the transport system between cytoplasm and karyoplasm is of a great importance for a complex genetic regulation in these cells. Using the patch-clamp technique we have investigated ion channels of the inner membrane of nuclei isolated from cultured Т-lymphoblasts. Our research has shown that there are anionic (370 рS) and cationic (152 рS) channels on the inner nuclear membrane. The latter were characterized by fast kinetics and rapid fluctuations; they had high open probability and were inactivated at large negative potentials. These channels were permeable for K+ and Na+, but impermeable for Cl-. The physi- ological role of the channels is not clear, but they may play an important role in the ion balance between the cytoplasm and the lumen of the endoplasmatic reticulume of the cell.

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