Table 1.

Summary of changes in relative expression levels of rat renal outer medullary ion transporter proteins

ExperimentTransporter ProteinChange
NH4Cl loadingBSC-1No significant change
NHE3Increase
Na+/K+-ATPase α1-subunitNo significant change
NaHCO3 loadingBSC-1Increase
NHE3No significant change
Na+/K+-ATPase α1-subunitIncrease
NaCl loadingBSC-1Increase
NHE3No significant change
Na+/K+-ATPase α1-subunitIncrease
HCO3- loading (no change in Na+ intake)BSC-1No significant change
NHE3No significant change
Na+/K+-ATPase α1-subunitNo significant change