Frank Wehner

Mechanisms of cell volume regulation


Phone: +49 (0231) 133 - 2225
Fax: +49 (0231) 133 - 2299

Research Interests

Our group explores the mechanisms of cell volume regulation, with special emphasis on ion channels and their function in homeostasis, proliferation and apoptosis. This includes the biophysics of channels, their molecular architecture and their regulation.

Selected publications

PubMed List>

Christmann J, Azer L, Dörr D, Fuhr GR, Bastiaens PIH, Wehner F (2016). Adaptive Responses of Cell Hydration to a Low Temperature Arrest. J Physiol 594.6, 1663-1676
doi: 10.1113/JP271245. 

Masip ME, Huebinger J, Christmann J, Sabet O, Wehner F, Konitsiotis A, Fuhr GR, Bastiaens PI (2016). Reversible cryo-arrest for imaging molecules in living cells at high spatial resolution. Nat Methods. 13(8):665-72.
doi: 10.1038/nmeth.3921

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