CLCN7

Summary

Gene Symbol: CLCN7
Description: chloride channel, voltage-sensitive 7
Alias: CLC-7, CLC7, OPTA2, OPTB4, PPP1R63, H(+)/Cl(-) exchange transporter 7, chloride channel 7 alpha subunit, chloride channel protein 7, protein phosphatase 1, regulatory subunit 63
Species: human

Top Publications

  1. ncbi ClC-6 and ClC-7 are two novel broadly expressed members of the CLC chloride channel family
    S Brandt
    Center for Molecular Neurobiology Hamburg, ZMNH, Hamburg University, Germany
    FEBS Lett 377:15-20. 1995
  2. ncbi Autosomal dominant osteopetrosis: clinical severity and natural history of 94 subjects with a chloride channel 7 gene mutation
    Steven G Waguespack
    Department of Endocrine Neoplasia and Hormonal Disorders, The University of Texas M D Anderson Cancer Center, 1400 Holcombe Blvd, Unit 435, Houston, Texas 77030, USA
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 92:771-8. 2007
  3. ncbi Loss of the ClC-7 chloride channel leads to osteopetrosis in mice and man
    U Kornak
    Zentrum fur Molekulare Neurobiologie Hamburg, ZMNH, Universitat Hamburg, D 20246, Hamburg, Germany
    Cell 104:205-15. 2001
  4. ncbi Chloride channel 7 (CLCN7) gene mutations in intermediate autosomal recessive osteopetrosis
    Ana Belinda Campos-Xavier
    Department of Medical Genetics and INSERM U393, Hopital Necker Enfants Malades, 149 rue de Sevres, 75015 Paris, France
    Hum Genet 112:186-9. 2003
  5. pmc Characterization of osteoclasts from patients harboring a G215R mutation in ClC-7 causing autosomal dominant osteopetrosis type II
    Kim Henriksen
    Nordic Bioscience, Herlev, Denmark
    Am J Pathol 164:1537-45. 2004
  6. doi The Cl-/H+ antiporter ClC-7 is the primary chloride permeation pathway in lysosomes
    Austin R Graves
    Membrane Transport Biophysics Unit, Porter Neuroscience Research Center, National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke, National Institutes of Health, 35 Convent Drive, Building 35, MSC 3701, Bethesda, Maryland 20892, USA
    Nature 453:788-92. 2008
  7. doi Characterization of acid flux in osteoclasts from patients harboring a G215R mutation in ClC-7
    Kim Henriksen
    Nordic Bioscience A S, Herlev, Denmark
    Biochem Biophys Res Commun 378:804-9. 2009
  8. ncbi Chloride channel 7 (ClCN7) gene mutations and autosomal dominant osteopetrosis, type II
    Steven G Waguespack
    Department of Medicine, Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, Indiana, USA
    J Bone Miner Res 18:1513-8. 2003
  9. ncbi Chloride channel ClCN7 mutations are responsible for severe recessive, dominant, and intermediate osteopetrosis
    Annalisa Frattini
    Istituto di Tecnologie Biomediche, CNR, Milan, Italy
    J Bone Miner Res 18:1740-7. 2003
  10. ncbi Albers-Schönberg disease (autosomal dominant osteopetrosis, type II) results from mutations in the ClCN7 chloride channel gene
    E Cleiren
    Department of Medical Genetics, University of Antwerp, Belgium
    Hum Mol Genet 10:2861-7. 2001

Research Grants

  1. CREATION OF THE AD02 MOUSE
    MICHAEL ECONS; Fiscal Year: 2007
  2. PROTEOMICS OF REGULATED EXOCYTOSIS IN OSTEOCLASTS
    F Ross; Fiscal Year: 2007
  3. C1C CHANNELS IN A HOMOGENEOUS EPITHELIUM
    JOSEPH MINDELL; Fiscal Year: 2002
  4. Molecular Basis of Glutamate Transport
    CHRISTOF THEODOR GREWER; Fiscal Year: 2010
  5. Molecular Basis of Glutamate Transport
    Christof Grewer; Fiscal Year: 2009
  6. Molecular Basis of Glutamate Transport
    Christof Grewer; Fiscal Year: 2007
  7. TWO X-LINKED GENES THAT REGULATE MINERAL HOMEOSTASIS
    Michael Whyte; Fiscal Year: 2002
  8. Identification of Genes for Alcohol Preference in Noninbred Rats and Mice
    Paula Bice; Fiscal Year: 2009

Scientific Experts

Detail Information

Publications117 found, 100 shown here

  1. ncbi ClC-6 and ClC-7 are two novel broadly expressed members of the CLC chloride channel family
    S Brandt
    Center for Molecular Neurobiology Hamburg, ZMNH, Hamburg University, Germany
    FEBS Lett 377:15-20. 1995
    ..Hydropathy analysis indicates that domain D4 cannot serve as a transmembrane domain. Both ClC-6 and ClC-7 cannot be expressed as chloride channels in Xenopus oocytes, either singly or in combination...
  2. ncbi Autosomal dominant osteopetrosis: clinical severity and natural history of 94 subjects with a chloride channel 7 gene mutation
    Steven G Waguespack
    Department of Endocrine Neoplasia and Hormonal Disorders, The University of Texas M D Anderson Cancer Center, 1400 Holcombe Blvd, Unit 435, Houston, Texas 77030, USA
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 92:771-8. 2007
    ..osteopetrosis (ADO) is a sclerosing bone disorder caused by heterozygous mutations in the chloride channel 7 (ClCN7) gene...
  3. ncbi Loss of the ClC-7 chloride channel leads to osteopetrosis in mice and man
    U Kornak
    Zentrum fur Molekulare Neurobiologie Hamburg, ZMNH, Universitat Hamburg, D 20246, Hamburg, Germany
    Cell 104:205-15. 2001
    ..We also identified CLCN7 mutations in a patient with human infantile malignant osteopetrosis...
  4. ncbi Chloride channel 7 (CLCN7) gene mutations in intermediate autosomal recessive osteopetrosis
    Ana Belinda Campos-Xavier
    Department of Medical Genetics and INSERM U393, Hopital Necker Enfants Malades, 149 rue de Sevres, 75015 Paris, France
    Hum Genet 112:186-9. 2003
    ..of autosomal recessive malignant osteopetrosis have been ascribed to mutations in the chloride channel 7 gene (CLCN7), which accounts for all autosomal dominant type II cases reported to date...
  5. pmc Characterization of osteoclasts from patients harboring a G215R mutation in ClC-7 causing autosomal dominant osteopetrosis type II
    Kim Henriksen
    Nordic Bioscience, Herlev, Denmark
    Am J Pathol 164:1537-45. 2004
    Autosomal dominant osteopetrosis II (ADOII) is a relatively benign disorder caused by a missense mutation in the ClCN7 gene...
  6. doi The Cl-/H+ antiporter ClC-7 is the primary chloride permeation pathway in lysosomes
    Austin R Graves
    Membrane Transport Biophysics Unit, Porter Neuroscience Research Center, National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke, National Institutes of Health, 35 Convent Drive, Building 35, MSC 3701, Bethesda, Maryland 20892, USA
    Nature 453:788-92. 2008
    ....
  7. doi Characterization of acid flux in osteoclasts from patients harboring a G215R mutation in ClC-7
    Kim Henriksen
    Nordic Bioscience A S, Herlev, Denmark
    Biochem Biophys Res Commun 378:804-9. 2009
    ..These data demonstrate that ClC-7 is essential for bone resorption, via its role in acidification of the lysosomes and resorption lacunae in osteoclasts...
  8. ncbi Chloride channel 7 (ClCN7) gene mutations and autosomal dominant osteopetrosis, type II
    Steven G Waguespack
    Department of Medicine, Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, Indiana, USA
    J Bone Miner Res 18:1513-8. 2003
    ..In 11 of 12 kindreds, five different missense mutations were identified in the ClCN7 gene, indicating the genetic basis and possible dominant negative mechanism for ADO2.
  9. ncbi Chloride channel ClCN7 mutations are responsible for severe recessive, dominant, and intermediate osteopetrosis
    Annalisa Frattini
    Istituto di Tecnologie Biomediche, CNR, Milan, Italy
    J Bone Miner Res 18:1740-7. 2003
    ..patients presenting with a severe clinical picture and diagnosed early in life, 12 bore mutations in the ClCN7 gene, but only 7 of them had the expected two recessive mutations...
  10. ncbi Albers-Schönberg disease (autosomal dominant osteopetrosis, type II) results from mutations in the ClCN7 chloride channel gene
    E Cleiren
    Department of Medical Genetics, University of Antwerp, Belgium
    Hum Mol Genet 10:2861-7. 2001
    ..3, we now report seven different mutations in the gene encoding the ClCN7 chloride channel in all 12 ADO II families analysed...
  11. ncbi ClC-7 requires Ostm1 as a beta-subunit to support bone resorption and lysosomal function
    Philipp F Lange
    Zentrum fur Molekulare Neurobiologie Hamburg, ZMNH, Universitat Hamburg, Falkenried 94, D 20246 Hamburg, Germany
    Nature 440:220-3. 2006
    ..3). The finding that grey-lethal mice, just like ClC-7-deficient mice, show lysosomal storage and neurodegeneration in addition to osteopetrosis implies a more general importance for ClC-7-Ostm1 complexes...
  12. doi Characteristics of ClC7 Cl- channels and their inhibition in mutant (G215R) associated with autosomal dominant osteopetrosis type II in native osteoclasts and hClcn7 gene-expressing cells
    Hiroshi Kajiya
    Department of Physiological Science and Molecular Biology, Fukuoka Dental College, Tamura 2 15 1, Sawara ku, Fukuoka, 8140193, Japan
    Pflugers Arch 458:1049-59. 2009
    ClC7 Cl(-) channels (Clcn7) are crucial for osteoclastic bone resorption and have heterozygous mutation in autosomal osteopetrosis type II (ADO II) patients...
  13. doi Elevated serum lactate dehydrogenase isoenzymes and aspartate transaminase distinguish Albers-Schönberg disease (Chloride Channel 7 Deficiency Osteopetrosis) among the sclerosing bone disorders
    Michael P Whyte
    Center for Metabolic Bone Disease and Molecular Research, Shriners Hospital for Children, St Louis, MO 63131 3597, USA
    J Bone Miner Res 25:2515-26. 2010
    ..Most cases are explained by loss-of-function mutation within the genes that encode either chloride channel 7 (CLCN7) or a vacuolar proton pump subunit (TCIRG1), each compromising acid secretion by osteoclasts...
  14. doi Intracellular ClC-3 chloride channels promote bone resorption in vitro through organelle acidification in mouse osteoclasts
    Fujio Okamoto
    Dept of Physiological Science and Molecular Biology, Fukuoka Dental College, 2 15 1 Tamura, Sawara ku, Fukuoka 814 0193, Japan
    Am J Physiol Cell Physiol 294:C693-701. 2008
    ..channels expressed in osteoclasts are important for bone resorption since it has been shown that disruption of the ClCN7 gene in mice leads to severe osteopetrosis...
  15. ncbi Genetic diseases of acid-base transporters
    Seth L Alper
    Molecular Medicine and Renal Units, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Department of Medicine and Cell Biology, Harvard Medical School Boston, Massachusetts 02215, USA
    Annu Rev Physiol 64:899-923. 2002
    ..Study of acid-base transport disease-associated mutations should enhance our understanding of protein structure-function relationships and their impact on the physiology of cell, tissue, and organism...
  16. ncbi Neurological aspects of osteopetrosis
    C G Steward
    BMT Unit, Royal Hospital for Children, Bristol, UK
    Neuropathol Appl Neurobiol 29:87-97. 2003
    ..of vacuolar-type H(+)-ATPase, encoded by the gene variously termed ATP6i or TCIRG1] or the ClC-7 chloride channel (ClCN7 gene). These pumps are responsible for acidifying the bone surface beneath the osteoclast...
  17. doi Bone resorption inhibitor alendronate normalizes the reduced bone thickness of TRPV5(-/-) mice
    Tom Nijenhuis
    Department of Physiology, Nijmegen Centre for Molecular Life Sciences, Radboud University, Nijmegen, The Netherlands
    J Bone Miner Res 23:1815-24. 2008
    ..Thus, TRPV5(-/-) mice are able to rescue the resulting defect in osteoclast-mediated bone resorption, possibly mediated by the long-term hypervitaminosis D or other (non)hormonal compensatory mechanisms...
  18. doi Severe developmental bone phenotype in ClC-7 deficient mice
    A V Neutzsky-Wulff
    Nordic Bioscience A S, Herlev, DK 2730, Denmark
    Dev Biol 344:1001-10. 2010
    ..Bone formation paremeters were reduced; however, bone formation and mineralization were found to be heterogenous and continuing...
  19. ncbi DNA-based diagnosis of malignant osteopetrosis by whole-genome scan using a single-nucleotide polymorphism microarray: standardization of molecular investigations of genetic diseases due to consanguinity
    Ching Wan Lam
    Department of Chemical Pathology, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Prince of Wales Hospital, Hong Kong, China
    J Hum Genet 52:98-101. 2007
    ..osteopetrosis, a severe disease causing early infantile death in humans, is caused by mutations in the TCIRG1, CLCN7, or OSTM1 genes...
  20. pmc Refined genomic localization of the genetic lesion in the osteopetrosis (op) rat and exclusion of three positional and functional candidate genes, Clcn7, Atp6v0c, and Slc9a3r2
    B Perdu
    Department of Medical Genetics, University and University Hospital of Antwerp, Antwerp, Belgium
    Calcif Tissue Int 84:355-60. 2009
    ..Three strong functional candidate genes are within the delineated region. Clcn7 was previously shown to underlie different forms of osteopetrosis, in both human and mice...
  21. ncbi Severe malignant osteopetrosis caused by a GL gene mutation
    Paola Quarello
    Dipartimento di Scienze Pediatriche, Universita di Torino, Turin, Italy
    J Bone Miner Res 19:1194-9. 2004
    ..T-cell immune-regulator-1 (TCIRG1) gene, which is mutated in >50% of the patients, and the chloride channel 7 (ClCN7) gene, which accounts for approximately 10% of cases...
  22. doi Lysosomal degradation of endocytosed proteins depends on the chloride transport protein ClC-7
    Lena Wartosch
    Leibniz Institut für Molekulare Pharmakologie and Max Delbrück Centrum für Molekulare Medizin, Robert Rossle Str 10, D 13125 Berlin, Germany
    FASEB J 23:4056-68. 2009
    ..These experiments demonstrate that lysosomal pathology is a cell-autonomous consequence of ClC-7 disruption and that ClC-7 is important for lysosomal protein degradation...
  23. doi Infantile malignant, autosomal recessive osteopetrosis: the rich and the poor
    Anna Villa
    Istituto di Tecnologie Biomediche, CNR, via Cervi 93, Segrate, Italy
    Calcif Tissue Int 84:1-12. 2009
    ..and artificially created mouse mutants, but the first five genes identified in human ARO (CA-II, TCIRG1, ClCN7, OSTM1, and PLEKHM1) were all involved in the effector function of mature osteoclasts, being linked to ..
  24. ncbi Chloride channels and hepatocellular function: prospects for molecular identification
    Xinhua Li
    Department of Physiology and Biophysics University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, Texas 77555 0641, USA
    Annu Rev Physiol 64:609-33. 2002
    ....
  25. pmc Chloride channels and transporters in human corneal epithelium
    Lin Cao
    Department of Dermatology, University of California, Davis, CA 95618, USA
    Exp Eye Res 90:771-9. 2010
    ..Those molecules and their distribution may play important roles in maintaining resting Cl(-) fluxes and in regulating Cl(-) flux at corneal wounds, which may be a major contributor to wound electrical signaling...
  26. pmc Human ClC-6 is a late endosomal glycoprotein that associates with detergent-resistant lipid domains
    Sofie Ignoul
    Laboratory of Membrane Transport, Department of Molecular Cell Biology, University of Leuven, Leuven, Belgium
    PLoS ONE 2:e474. 2007
    ..In this study we focus on human ClC-6, which is structurally most related to the late endosomal/lysomal ClC-7...
  27. ncbi Structure and function of V-ATPases in osteoclasts: potential therapeutic targets for the treatment of osteolysis
    J Xu
    Molecular Orthopaedic Laboratory, School of Surgery and Pathology, University of Western Australia, Nedlands, Australia
    Histol Histopathol 22:443-54. 2007
    ..This review summarizes recent research developments in V-ATPases with particular emphasis on osteoclast biology...
  28. ncbi Activation by acidic pH of CLC-7 expressed in oocytes from Xenopus laevis
    Linda Diewald
    Pharmakologisches Institute der Universität Mainz, Mainz, Germany
    Biochem Biophys Res Commun 291:421-4. 2002
    ..We therefore suggest that ClC-7 in oocytes is a functional chloride current at acidic pH. Since ClC-7 is also found in neuronal tissues and was upregulated in a rat pain model, we suggest a role of CLC-7 also for nociception and pain...
  29. pmc Chloride and the endosomal-lysosomal pathway: emerging roles of CLC chloride transporters
    Thomas J Jentsch
    FMP MDC, Leibniz Institut für Molekulare Pharmakologie and Max Delbrück Zentrum für Molekulare Medizin, Robert Rossle Strasse 10, D 13125 Berlin, FRG
    J Physiol 578:633-40. 2007
    ..Surprisingly, ClC-4 and ClC-5 (and probably ClC-3) do not function as Cl- channels, but rather as electrogenic Cl--H+ exchangers. This hints at an important role for luminal chloride in the endosomal-lysosomal system...
  30. ncbi Complete genomic structure of the CLCN6 and CLCN7 putative chloride channel genes(1)
    U Kornak
    Zentrum für Molekulare Neurobiologie Hamburg ZMNH, Universitat Hamburg, Martinistrasse 85, 20246, Hamburg, Germany
    Biochim Biophys Acta 1447:100-6. 1999
    The CLC family of voltage-gated chloride channels comprises nine members in mammals. CLCN6 and CLCN7 belong to a novel, poorly characterized subbranch of this family...
  31. doi Microphthalmia transcription factor regulates the expression of the novel osteoclast factor GPNMB
    Vera M Ripoll
    Institute for Molecular Biosciences, Co operative Research Centre for Chronic Inflammatory Diseases, The University of Queensland, St Lucia, QLD 4072, Australia
    Gene 413:32-41. 2008
    ..expression during osteoclastogenesis was shown to exhibit similar kinetics to the known MITF targets, acp5 and clcn7. GPNMB expressed in RAW/C4 cells exhibited distinct subcellular distribution at different stages of osteoclast ..
  32. pmc A cation counterflux supports lysosomal acidification
    Benjamin E Steinberg
    Program in Cell Biology, Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, Canada M5G 1X8
    J Cell Biol 189:1171-86. 2010
    ..We conclude that cations, in addition to chloride, can support lysosomal acidification and defects in lysosomal anion conductance cannot explain the impaired microbicidal capacity of CF phagocytes...
  33. doi Generation of the first autosomal dominant osteopetrosis type II (ADO2) disease models
    Imranul Alam
    Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Indiana University, 541 North Clinical Drive, Indianapolis, IN 46202, USA
    Bone 59:66-75. 2014
    ..In most patients it results from heterozygous missense mutations in the chloride channel 7 (CLCN7) gene, encoding for a 2Cl(-)/1H(+) antiporter...
  34. ncbi A family of putative chloride channels from Arabidopsis and functional complementation of a yeast strain with a CLC gene disruption
    M Hechenberger
    Center for Molecular Neurobiology ZMNH, Hamburg University, Martinistr 52, D 20246 Hamburg, Germany
    J Biol Chem 271:33632-8. 1996
    ..This suggests that in Arabidopsis AtCLC-d functions as an intracellular chloride channel...
  35. pmc Biophysical and pharmacological characterization of hypotonically activated chloride currents in cortical astrocytes
    Kimberly A Parkerson
    Department of Neurobiology, Civitan International Research Center, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, Alabama 35294, USA
    Glia 46:419-36. 2004
    ..Intriguingly, although we found at least seven Cl- channel proteins from three different gene families in astrocytes, none appeared to be active in resting cells...
  36. ncbi Are nonresorbing osteoclasts sources of bone anabolic activity?
    Morten A Karsdal
    Nordic Bioscience A S, Herlev, Denmark
    J Bone Miner Res 22:487-94. 2007
    ..Finally, we describe the likely possibility that bone resorption can be attenuated pharmacologically without the undesirable reduction in bone formation...
  37. doi A novel inhibitory mechanism of nitrogen-containing bisphosphonate on the activity of Cl- extrusion in osteoclasts
    Kimiko Ohgi
    Department of Odontology, Fukuoka Dental College, Tamura 2 15 1, Sawara ku, Fukuoka 8140193, Japan
    Naunyn Schmiedebergs Arch Pharmacol 386:589-98. 2013
    ..These results suggest that nitrogen-containing bisphosphonates suppress the activity of osteoclastic acid-activated Cl(-) currents through FDPS inhibition, suggesting the inhibition of Cl(-) extrusion activity...
  38. ncbi Intracellular localization of ClC chloride channels and their ability to form hetero-oligomers
    Tatsunori Suzuki
    Department of Nephrology, Graduate School of Medicine, Tokyo Medical and Dental University, 1 5 45 Yushima Bunkyo Tokyo, Japan
    J Cell Physiol 206:792-8. 2006
    ..These results suggest that within cells ClC-3, ClC-4, and ClC-5 may have combinatorial functions, whereas ClC-6 and ClC-7 are more likely to function as homo-oligomers...
  39. ncbi [Various functions of ClC-type Cl- channels]
    Tetsushi Furukawa
    Department of Bio Informational Pharmacology, Medical Research Institute, Tokyo Medical and Dental University, Japan
    Nihon Yakurigaku Zasshi 122:375-83. 2003
    ..Abnormalities of these channels are also related to human diseases: abnormal ClC-K1 to diabetes insipidus and abnormal ClC-K2 to Bartter's syndrome...
  40. doi Lysosomal acidification mechanisms
    Joseph A Mindell
    Membrane Transport Biophysics Section, National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland 20892, USA
    Annu Rev Physiol 74:69-86. 2012
    ..Exciting new results suggest that lysosomal pH may be dynamically regulated in some cell types...
  41. ncbi Platinum nanoparticles suppress osteoclastogenesis through scavenging of reactive oxygen species produced in RAW264.7 cells
    Mayumi Nomura
    Department of Gerodontology, Hokkaido University Graduate School of Dental Medicine, Kita ku, Sapporo 060 8586, Japan
    J Pharmacol Sci 117:243-52. 2011
    ..as c-fms, NFATc1, NFATc2, and DC-STAMP as well as that of osteoclast-specific marker genes including MMP-9, Cath-K, CLC7, ATP6i, CTR, and TRAP...
  42. doi Rapid gene identification in a Chinese osteopetrosis family by whole exome sequencing
    Weiguo Sui
    Guangxi Key Laboratory of Metabolic Diseases Research, Central Laboratory of Guilin 181st Hospital, Guilin, 541002, China
    Gene 516:311-5. 2013
    ..exome sequencing of two affected individuals from an osteopetrosis family to identify a candidate mutation in CLCN7 (Y99C)...
  43. doi Molecular and clinical heterogeneity in CLCN7-dependent osteopetrosis: report of 20 novel mutations
    Alessandra Pangrazio
    Institute of Biomedical Technologies, National Research Council, 20090 Segrate, Italy
    Hum Mutat 31:E1071-80. 2010
    ..While several genes have been involved in the pathogenesis of the different types of osteopetroses, the CLCN7 gene has drawn the attention of many researchers, as mutations within this gene are associated with very different ..
  44. pmc ClC-7 is a slowly voltage-gated 2Cl(-)/1H(+)-exchanger and requires Ostm1 for transport activity
    Lilia Leisle
    Leibniz Institut für Molekulare Pharmakologie FMP and Max Delbrück Centrum für Molekulare Medizin MDC, Berlin, Germany
    EMBO J 30:2140-52. 2011
    ..Reversal potentials of tail currents revealed a 2Cl(-)/1H(+)-exchange stoichiometry. Several disease-causing CLCN7 mutations accelerated gating...
  45. ncbi Expression of the chloride channel CLC-K in human airway epithelial cells
    Jennifer L Mummery
    Department of Physiology and Biophysics, Dalhousie University, Halifax, NS B3H 1X5, Canada
    Can J Physiol Pharmacol 83:1123-8. 2005
    ..Furthermore, this work represents the first evidence for functional ClC-K chloride channel expression within the lung...
  46. doi The antimicrobial peptide, LL-37, inhibits in vitro osteoclastogenesis
    C Supanchart
    Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Chiang Mai University, Chiang Mai, Thailand
    J Dent Res 91:1071-7. 2012
    ..005). Collectively, our findings demonstrate that LL-37 inhibits the in vitro osteoclastogenesis by inhibiting the calcineurin activity, thus preventing nuclear translocation of NFAT2...
  47. pmc An optical assay of the transport activity of ClC-7
    Ilaria Zanardi
    Istituto di Biofisica, CNR, Via De Marini 6, 16149 Genoa, Italy
    Sci Rep 3:1231. 2013
    ..These simple and robust functional assays of ClC-7 transport are well-suited to be applied in HTS of small-molecule inhibitors and may help to develop drugs suited for the treatment of osteoporosis...
  48. ncbi Recent advances in osteoclast biology and pathological bone resorption
    H C Blair
    Department of Pathology, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine and Veteran s Affairs Medical Center, Pittsburgh, USA
    Histol Histopathol 19:189-99. 2004
    ..HCl secretion is dependent on chloride channels; a chloride channel homologue, CLCN7, is another common defect in osteopetrosis...
  49. pmc Therapeutic approaches to the challenge of neuronal ceroid lipofuscinoses
    R Kohan
    Center for the Study of Inherited Metabolic Diseases CEMECO, Children s Hospital, Department of Medical Sciences, National University Cordoba, Argentina
    Curr Pharm Biotechnol 12:867-83. 2011
    ..ucl.ac.uk/ncl) have been described. Other NCL genes are hypothesized, including CLN4 and CLN9; CLCN6, CLCN7 and possibly SGSH are under study...
  50. pmc Relative contribution of chloride channels and transporters to regulatory volume decrease in human glioma cells
    Nola Jean Ernest
    Department of Neurobiology, University of Alabama at Birmingham, USA
    Am J Physiol Cell Physiol 288:C1451-60. 2005
    ..Finally, we identified several candidate proteins that may be involved in RVD, including the Cl(-) channels ClC-2, ClC-3, ClC-5, ClC-6, and ClC-7 and the transporters KCC1 and KCC3a...
  51. doi Laparoendoscopic single-site cholecystectomy versus conventional laparoscopic cholecystectomy: a systematic review of randomized controlled trials
    Dong Wang
    Department of General Surgery, Institute for Minimally Invasive Surgery, Zhongda Hospital, Nanjing, Jiangsu, China
    ANZ J Surg 82:303-10. 2012
    ..Its safety, cosmetic results, complications, post-operative pain and post-operative stay are not confirmed by multi-centre randomized controlled studies...
  52. doi Report of two Chinese patients suffering from CLCN7-related osteopetrosis and root dysplasia
    Yang Xue
    Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, School of Stomatology, The Fourth Military Medical University, 145 West Changle Road, Xi an, Shaanxi 710032, PR China
    J Craniomaxillofac Surg 40:416-20. 2012
    ..We present the first Chinese IARO patient with a novel homozygous variant in CLCN7 gene (p. Pro470Leu) and an ADO II patient with a heterozygous variant in CLCN7 gene (p. Arg286Trp)...
  53. doi Characterization of an outward rectifying chloride current of Xenopus tropicalis oocytes
    Lenin David Ochoa-de la Paz
    Departamento de Neurobiologia Celular y Molecular, Instituto de Neurobiologia, Campus UNAM Juriquilla, Mexico
    Biochim Biophys Acta 1828:1743-53. 2013
    ..This result fits well with the electrophysiological data. Together, these results suggest that ClC-5 is a major, but not the sole channel responsible for this outwardly rectifying Cl(-) current...
  54. ncbi Intrafamilial phenotypic variability of osteopetrosis due to chloride channel 7 (CLCN7) mutations
    Ana Belinda Campos-Xavier
    Am J Med Genet A 133:216-8. 2005
  55. ncbi Disease status in autosomal dominant osteopetrosis type 2 is determined by osteoclastic properties
    Kang Chu
    Department of Medicine, Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, Indiana, USA
    J Bone Miner Res 21:1089-97. 2006
    Asymptomatic gene carriers and clinically affected ADO2 subjects have the same ClCN7 mutation. We examined osteoclastic bone resorption in vitro as well as osteoclast formation, several markers, acid secretion, and cytoskeletal structure...
  56. ncbi Osteoclast-derived serum tartrate-resistant acid phosphatase 5b in Albers-Schonberg disease (type II autosomal dominant osteopetrosis)
    Sari L Alatalo
    Institute of Biomedicine, Department of Anatomy, University of Turku, FIN 20520 Turku, Finland
    Clin Chem 50:883-90. 2004
    ..ADO2), is caused by ineffective osteoclastic bone resorption resulting from mutations in the chloride channel 7 (ClCN7) gene...
  57. ncbi The role of chloride channels in osteoclasts: ClC-7 as a target for osteoporosis treatment
    S Schaller
    Nordic Bioscience A S, Herlev, Denmark
    Drug News Perspect 18:489-95. 2005
    ..Thus, ClC-7 inhibitors may prove to be potent for prevention and treatment of osteoporosis...
  58. pmc Adaptor protein complex 2-mediated, clathrin-dependent endocytosis, and related gene activities, are a prominent feature during maturation stage amelogenesis
    Rodrigo S Lacruz
    Center for Craniofacial Molecular Biology, Herman Ostrow School of Dentistry, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA 90605, USA
    J Bone Miner Res 28:672-87. 2013
    ..Atp6v0d2); ATPase, H(+) transporting, lysosomal V1 subunit B2 (Atp6v1b2); chloride channel, voltage-sensitive 7 (Clcn7); and cathepsin K (Ctsk)...
  59. pmc The Arabidopsis central vacuole as an expression system for intracellular transporters: functional characterization of the Cl-/H+ exchanger CLC-7
    Alex Costa
    University of Padova, Via U Bassi 58 B, 35131 Padova, Italy
    J Physiol 590:3421-30. 2012
    ..The vacuolar expression system has the potential to become a valuable tool for functional studies on intracellular ion channels and transporters from animal cells...
  60. doi A homozygous contiguous gene deletion in chromosome 16p13.3 leads to autosomal recessive osteopetrosis in a Jordanian patient
    Alessandra Pangrazio
    UOS IRGB, Milan Unit, CNR, Milan, Italy
    Calcif Tissue Int 91:250-4. 2012
    ..Mutations in the CLCN7 gene are responsible not only for a substantial portion of ARO patients but also for other forms of osteopetrosis ..
  61. pmc Clinical review: Genome-wide association studies of skeletal phenotypes: what we have learned and where we are headed
    Yi Hsiang Hsu
    Hebrew SeniorLife Institute for Aging Research, 1200 Centre Street, Boston, Massachusetts 02131, USA
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 97:E1958-77. 2012
    ..In addition, the identified genetic determinants may be used to enhance current risk factor profiles...
  62. doi Long-term survival in infantile malignant autosomal recessive osteopetrosis secondary to homozygous p.Arg526Gln mutation in CLCN7
    Piranit Nik Kantaputra
    Faculty of Dentistry, Division of Pediatric Dentistry, Department of Orthodontics and Pediatric Dentistry, Craniofacial Genetics Laboratory, Chiang Mai University, DENTALAND CLINIC, Chiang Mai, Thailand
    Am J Med Genet A 158:909-16. 2012
    ..autosomal recessive osteopetrosis (ARO; OMIM 259700) has been reported to be associated with mutations in TCIRG1, CLCN7, or OSTM1...
  63. doi The virulence gene and clinical phenotypes of osteopetrosis in the Chinese population: six novel mutations of the CLCN7 gene in twelve osteopetrosis families
    Chun Wang
    Metabolic Bone Disease and Genetics Research Unit, Department of Osteoporosis and Bone Diseases, Shanghai Sixth People s Hospital Affiliated with Shanghai Jiao Tong University, 600 Yishan Road, Shanghai, 200233, China
    J Bone Miner Metab 30:338-48. 2012
    ..The entire coding region and adjacent splice sites of the CLCN7, TCIRG1, LRP5 and SOST genes were amplified and directly sequenced...
  64. pmc Cross-talk between TRPML1 channel, lipids and lysosomal storage diseases
    Norbert Weiss
    Hotchkiss Brain Institute Department of Physiology and Pharmacology University of Calgary Calgary, AB Canada
    Commun Integr Biol 5:111-3. 2012
    ..membrane proteins (LMPs, that represent the second class of lysosomal proteins), including the V-type proton (H(+))-ATPase(3) and the chloride ion channel CLC7(4) that pumps protons from the cytosol across the lysosomal membrane.
  65. ncbi Degradation of the organic phase of bone by osteoclasts: a secondary role for lysosomal acidification
    Kim Henriksen
    Pharmos Bioscience, Nordic Bioscience and Center for Clinical and Basic Research A S, Herlev, Denmark
    J Bone Miner Res 21:58-66. 2006
    ....
  66. doi Effect of the release from mechanical stress on osteoclastogenesis in RAW264.7 cells
    Kenjiro Shibata
    Department of Orthodontics, Hokkaido University Graduate School of Dental Medicine, Kita ku, Sapporo 060 8586, Japan
    Int J Mol Med 28:73-9. 2011
    ..calcitonin receptor (CTR), ATPase H+ transporting vacuolar proton pump member I (ATP6i), chloride channel-7 (ClC7) and dendritic cell-specific transmembrane protein (DC-STAMP) was decreased with mechanical stress application, and ..
  67. doi The inhibitory effect and the molecular mechanism of glabridin on RANKL-induced osteoclastogenesis in RAW264.7 cells
    Hyun Sook Kim
    Department of Biomedical Science, College of Health Science, Korea University, Seoul 136 703, Republic of Korea
    Int J Mol Med 29:169-77. 2012
    ..osteoclasts by inhibiting osteoclast-associated genes (cathepsin K, MMP-9, CAII, TCIRG1, OSTM1 and CLCN7)...
  68. doi Identification of the CLCN7 gene mutations in two Chinese families with autosomal dominant osteopetrosis (type II)
    Zhen Lin Zhang
    The Department of Osteoporosis, Osteoporosis Research Unit, Shanghai Jiao Tong University Affiliated Sixth People s Hospital, Shanghai, 600 Yi Shan Rd, Shanghai, 200233, People s Republic of China
    J Bone Miner Metab 27:444-51. 2009
    ..Recent studies have reported loss-of-function mutations in the chloride channel 7 (CLCN7) gene as a cause of autosomal dominant osteopetrosis type II (ADO-II)...
  69. doi An alternative splicing variant in Clcn7-/- mice prevents osteopetrosis but not neural and retinal degeneration
    I Rajan
    Lexicon Pharmaceuticals, Pathology Department, The Woodlands, TX 77381 1160, USA
    Vet Pathol 48:663-75. 2011
    The ubiquitously expressed chloride channel 7 (CLCN7) is present within the ruffled border of osteoclasts...
  70. doi A newly described mutation of the CLCN7 gene causes neuropathic autosomal recessive osteopetrosis in an Arab family
    Jumana Y Al-Aama
    Department of Genetic Medicine and Pediatrics, Faculty of Medicine, King Abdulaziz University, Jeddah, Saudi Arabia
    Clin Dysmorphol 21:1-7. 2012
    ..Preliminary studies suggest that this neuropathic form is more likely to be caused by mutations in the CLCN7 gene in an autosomal recessive manner...
  71. doi A single-center experience in 20 patients with infantile malignant osteopetrosis
    Evelina Mazzolari
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Brescia, 25123 Brescia, Italy
    Am J Hematol 84:473-9. 2009
    ..Mean age at diagnosis was 3.9 months, and mean follow-up was 66.75 months. Mutations in TCIRG1, OSTM1, ClCN7, and TNFRSF11A genes were detected in nine, three, one, and one patients, respectively...
  72. pmc Degradation of Alzheimer's amyloid fibrils by microglia requires delivery of ClC-7 to lysosomes
    Amitabha Majumdar
    Department of Biochemistry and Weill Cornell Medical College, New York, NY 10065, USA
    Mol Biol Cell 22:1664-76. 2011
    ..Our findings suggest a novel mechanism of lysosomal pH regulation in activated microglia that is required for fAβ degradation...
  73. ncbi Locus heterogeneity of autosomal dominant osteopetrosis (ADO)
    K E White
    Department of Medicine, Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis 46202, USA
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 84:1047-51. 1999
    ..Our results demonstrate that there is locus heterogeneity of this disorder; therefore, mutations in at least two different genes can give rise to the ADO phenotype...
  74. pmc Genome-wide association study using extreme truncate selection identifies novel genes affecting bone mineral density and fracture risk
    Emma L Duncan
    University of Queensland Diamantina Institute, University of Queensland, Princess Alexandra Hospital, Brisbane, Australia
    PLoS Genet 7:e1001372. 2011
    ..Additionally, we report suggestive association of a further six new genetic associations in or around the genes CLCN7, GALNT3, IBSP, LTBP3, RSPO3, and SOX4, with replication in two independent datasets...
  75. ncbi Expression of mouse osteoclast K-Cl Co-transporter-1 and its role during bone resorption
    Hiroshi Kajiya
    Department of Physiological Science and Molecular Biology, Fukuoka Dental College, Tamura, Japan
    J Bone Miner Res 21:984-92. 2006
    ..DIOA also decreased Cl- extrusion and reduced H+ extrusion activity. These results show that KCC1 provides a Cl- extrusion mechanism accompanying the H+ extrusion during bone resorption...
  76. ncbi The exon-intron architecture of human chloride channel genes is not conserved
    J Eggermont
    Laboratorium voor Fysiologie, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Campus Gasthuisberg O and N, B 3000 Leuven, Belgium
    Biochim Biophys Acta 1397:156-60. 1998
    ..The corresponding region (3.4 kbp) of the human CLCN7 gene has now been cloned and sequenced...
  77. pmc The late endosomal ClC-6 mediates proton/chloride countertransport in heterologous plasma membrane expression
    Ioana Neagoe
    Leibniz Institut für Molekulare Pharmakologie FMP and Max Delbrück Centrum für Molekulare Medizin, D 13125 Berlin, Germany
    J Biol Chem 285:21689-97. 2010
    ..Additionally changing the chloride-coordinating serine 157 to proline increased the NO(3)(-) conductance of this mutant. Taken together, these data demonstrate for the first time that ClC-6 is a Cl(-)/H(+) antiporter...
  78. pmc Loss of the chloride channel ClC-7 leads to lysosomal storage disease and neurodegeneration
    Dagmar Kasper
    Zentrum für Molekulare Neurobiologie, Universitat Hamburg, Hamburg, Germany
    EMBO J 24:1079-91. 2005
    ..There are important medical implications as defects in the H(+)-ATPase and ClC-7 can underlie human osteopetrosis...
  79. doi Distinct neuropathologic phenotypes after disrupting the chloride transport proteins ClC-6 or ClC-7/Ostm1
    Sarah N R Pressey
    Pediatric Storage Disorders Laboratory, Department of Neuroscience, Centre for the Cellular Basis of Behavior, Institute of Psychiatry, King s College London, UK
    J Neuropathol Exp Neurol 69:1228-46. 2010
    ..NCL mouse models as a guide, we examined neuropathologic alterations in the central nervous system of Clcn6(-/-), Clcn7(-/-), andgl mice. gl mice bear a mutation in Ostm1, the β-subunit critical for Clcn7 function...
  80. doi CLC-7: a potential therapeutic target for the treatment of osteoporosis and neurodegeneration
    Qingxiao Zhao
    College of Chemical Engineering, Northeast Dianli University, Jilin, PR China
    Biochem Biophys Res Commun 384:277-9. 2009
    ..In the present review, some of the known features of CLC-7 such as structure, function and its roles in physiological or pathophysiological processes are highlighted...
  81. ncbi Dissolution of the inorganic phase of bone leading to release of calcium regulates osteoclast survival
    Rasmus H Nielsen
    Nordic Bioscience A S, Herlev Hovedgade 207, Herlev, DK 2730, Denmark
    Biochem Biophys Res Commun 360:834-9. 2007
    ..In summary, we found that acidification leading to calcium release from bone during resorption controls osteoclast survival, potentially explaining the increased numbers of osteoclasts in patients with osteopetrosis...
  82. pmc Sorting motifs of the endosomal/lysosomal CLC chloride transporters
    Tobias Stauber
    Leibniz Institut für Molekulare Pharmakologie and Max Delbrück Centrum für Molekulare Medizin, Berlin D 13125, Germany
    J Biol Chem 285:34537-48. 2010
    ..The localization of its β-subunit, Ostm1, was determined by that of ClC-7. Ostm1 was not capable of redirecting ClC-7 to lysosomes...
  83. pmc The G215R mutation in the Cl-/H+-antiporter ClC-7 found in ADO II osteopetrosis does not abolish function but causes a severe trafficking defect
    Patrick Schulz
    Department of Biophysical Chemistry, Max Planck Institute of Biophysics, Frankfurt, Germany
    PLoS ONE 5:e12585. 2010
    ..It is implied in the pathogenesis of lysosomal storage disease and osteopetrosis. Because of its endosomal/lysosomal localization it is still poorly characterized...
  84. ncbi A role for chloride transport in lysosomal protein degradation
    Lena Wartosch
    Max Delbrück Centrum für Molekulare Medizin and Leibniz Institut für Molekulare Pharmakologie, Berlin, Germany
    Autophagy 6:158-9. 2010
    ..Using novel tissue-specific ClC-7 knockout mice, we have shown that upon loss of ClC-7, lysosomal degradation of endocytosed protein is slowed down and accumulation of autophagosomes occurs...
  85. doi Regulatory mechanism of NFATc1 in RANKL-induced osteoclast activation
    Insun Song
    National Research Laboratory for Regulation of Bone Metabolism and Disease, Medical Research Center for Gene Regulation, Brain Korea 21, Chonnam National University Medical School, 5 Hak dong, Dong Ku, Gwangju 501 746, Republic of Korea
    FEBS Lett 583:2435-40. 2009
    ..directly to the promoter regions of its target genes and induces expression of various genes, including LTBP3, ClC7, cathepsin K, MMP9, and c-Src, which are key players in bone resorption...
  86. doi Physiological roles of CLC Cl(-)/H (+) exchangers in renal proximal tubules
    Vanessa Plans
    Leibniz Institut für Molekulare Pharmakologie and Max Delbrück Centrum für Molekulare Medizin, Berlin, Germany
    Pflugers Arch 458:23-37. 2009
    ..Loss of ClC-7 or its beta-subunit Ostm1 entails lysosomal storage in the PT, in addition to the neuronal lysosomal storage and osteopetrosis that are the hallmarks of ClC-7/Ostm1 loss in mice and men...
  87. ncbi NADPH oxidase-derived reactive oxygen species are essential for differentiation of a mouse macrophage cell line (RAW264.7) into osteoclasts
    Hideyuki Sasaki
    Departments of Stress Science, Institute of Health Biosciences, The University of Tokushima Graduate School, Japan
    J Med Invest 56:33-41. 2009
    ..Our results suggest that RANKL may stimulate switching between Nox homologues during osteoclast differentiation, and Nox-derived ROS may be crucial for RANKL-induced osteoclast differentiation...
  88. pmc Screening of protein kinase inhibitors identifies PKC inhibitors as inhibitors of osteoclastic acid secretion and bone resorption
    Mette G Sørensen
    Nordic Bioscience A S, Herlev, Denmark
    BMC Musculoskelet Disord 11:250. 2010
    ..To shed light on the intracellular signalling controlling extracellular acidification, we screened a protein kinase inhibitor library in human osteoclasts...
  89. ncbi The I.M.A.G.E. Consortium: an integrated molecular analysis of genomes and their expression
    G Lennon
    Human Genome Center, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, Livermore, California 94550, USA
    Genomics 33:151-2. 1996
  90. ncbi Linkage of autosomal dominant radial drusen (malattia leventinese) to chromosome 2p16-21
    E Heon
    Hopital Jules Gonin, Lausanne, Switzerland
    Arch Ophthalmol 114:193-8. 1996
    ..To identify the chromosomal location of the gene involved in the pathogenesis of autosomal dominant radial drusen (malattia leventinese)...
  91. pmc CLCN7 polymorphisms and bone mineral density in healthy premenopausal white women and in white men
    Kang Chu
    Department of Medicine, Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, IN 46202, USA
    Bone 43:995-8. 2008
    Mutations in the chloride channel 7 gene (CLCN7) cause osteopetrosis, and polymorphisms of CLCN7 in the non-disease allele are associated with penetrance of the autosomal dominant osteopetrosis (ADO) phenotype...
  92. ncbi Polymorphisms in the CLCN7 gene modulate bone density in postmenopausal women and in patients with autosomal dominant osteopetrosis type II
    U Kornak
    Max Planck Institute for Molecular Genetics and Institute for Medical Genetics, Charite University Hospital, D 13353 Berlin, Germany
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 91:995-1000. 2006
    ..The fact that mutations in the ClC-7 chloride channel cause autosomal dominant osteopetrosis (ADOII) make the CLCN7 gene an attractive candidate for the regulation of bone density.
  93. ncbi Polymorphisms of the CLCN7 gene are associated with BMD in women
    Ulrika Pettersson
    Bone Research Group, Institute of Medical Sciences, University of Aberdeen, Foresterhill, Aberdeen, United Kingdom
    J Bone Miner Res 20:1960-7. 2005
    ..show that a common polymorphism causing a valine to methionine amino acid substitution at codon 418 (V418M) in the CLCN7 gene is associated with femoral neck BMD in women...
  94. ncbi The role of renal chloride channel mutations in kidney stone disease and nephrocalcinosis
    R V Thakker
    Medical Research Council Molecular Endocrinology Group, Medical Research Council Clinical Sciences Centre, Imperial College School of Medicine, Hammersmith Hospital, London, UK
    Curr Opin Nephrol Hypertens 7:385-8. 1998
    ..To date nine such voltage-gated CLCs (CLC-1 to CLC-7, CLC-Ka and CLC-Kb, which are encoded by the genes CLCN1 to CLCN7, CLC-Ka and CLC-Kb, respectively) have been identified in mammals...
  95. doi Fine mapping and expression of candidate genes within the chromosome 10 QTL region of the high and low alcohol-drinking rats
    Paula J Bice
    Department of Medicine, Indiana University School of Medicine, Medical Research and Library Building, Indianapolis, IN 46202, USA
    Alcohol 44:477-85. 2010
    ..Quantitative real-time PCR was used to examine mRNA expression of six candidate genes (Crebbp, Trap1, Gnptg, Clcn7, Fahd1, and Mapk8ip3) located within the narrowed QTL region in the HAD1/LAD1 rats...
  96. doi Ion transporters involved in acidification of the resorption lacuna in osteoclasts
    Kim Henriksen
    Nordic Bioscience A S, Herlev Hovedgade 207, 2730 Herlev, Denmark
    Calcif Tissue Int 83:230-42. 2008
    ..Furthermore, a group of other ion transporters, including carbonic anhydrase II, the NHEs, and potassium-chloride cotransporters, are all involved in resorption but do not seem to directly be involved in acidification of the lysosomes...
  97. ncbi Genetics, pathogenesis and complications of osteopetrosis
    Andrea Del Fattore
    Department of Experimental Medicine, Via Vetoio Coppito 2, 67100 L Aquila, Italy
    Bone 42:19-29. 2008
    ..including the TCIRG1 gene, encoding for the a3 subunit of the H+ATPase and accounting for >50% of cases, the ClCN7 and the OSTM1 genes, which have closely related function and account for approximately 10% of cases, also ..
  98. ncbi Mutations in OSTM1 (grey lethal) define a particularly severe form of autosomal recessive osteopetrosis with neural involvement
    Alessandra Pangrazio
    Institute for Biomedical Technologies, CNR, Milan, Italy
    J Bone Miner Res 21:1098-105. 2006
    ..This defect is also present in the gl mouse, which could represent a good model to study the role of the gene in the pathogenesis of this disease...
  99. doi Chloride channels regulate chondrogenesis in chicken mandibular mesenchymal cells
    Meiyu Tian
    Department of Orthodontics, School of Stomatology, The Fourth Military Medical University, 145 Changle West Road, Xi an, Shaanxi 710032, PR China
    Arch Oral Biol 55:938-45. 2010
    ..We found that CLCN1 and CLCN3-7 mRNA were expressed in CMMC and NPPB reduced expression of CLCN3, CLCN5, and CLCN7 mRNA in these cells...
  100. ncbi Diphyllin, a novel and naturally potent V-ATPase inhibitor, abrogates acidification of the osteoclastic resorption lacunae and bone resorption
    Mette G Sørensen
    Nordic Bioscience A S, Herlev, Denmark
    J Bone Miner Res 22:1640-8. 2007
    ..By testing natural compounds in acidification assays, diphyllin was identified. We characterized diphyllin with respect to the pharmacological effects on osteoclasts...
  101. pmc Targeted disruption of the Cl-/HCO3- exchanger Ae2 results in osteopetrosis in mice
    Kaj Josephsen
    The Water and Salt Research Center, Faculty of Health Sciences, Department of Dental Pathology, Operative Dentistry and Endodontics, School of Dentistry, and Institute of Anatomy, University of Aarhus, DK 8000 Aarhus C, Denmark
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 106:1638-41. 2009
    ..Furthermore, osteoclasts in Ae2-/- mice were dramatically enlarged and fail to form the normal ruffled border facing the lacunae. Thus, Ae2 is likely to be an essential component of the bone resorption mechanism in osteoclasts...

Research Grants26

  1. CREATION OF THE AD02 MOUSE
    MICHAEL ECONS; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..The disorder usually results from missense mutations in the Chloride Channel 7 gene (CLCN7)...
  2. PROTEOMICS OF REGULATED EXOCYTOSIS IN OSTEOCLASTS
    F Ross; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ....
  3. C1C CHANNELS IN A HOMOGENEOUS EPITHELIUM
    JOSEPH MINDELL; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..These studies will dramatically improve our understanding of the role played by ClC channels in normal salt-secretion and will establish a paradigm for the eventual development of drugs to modulate these processes. ..
  4. Molecular Basis of Glutamate Transport
    CHRISTOF THEODOR GREWER; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ....
  5. Molecular Basis of Glutamate Transport
    Christof Grewer; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ....
  6. Molecular Basis of Glutamate Transport
    Christof Grewer; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ....
  7. TWO X-LINKED GENES THAT REGULATE MINERAL HOMEOSTASIS
    Michael Whyte; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ....
  8. Identification of Genes for Alcohol Preference in Noninbred Rats and Mice
    Paula Bice; Fiscal Year: 2009
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