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Cl-formate exchanger

The Cl-formate exchanger is a transport protein present in the kidney[1], where it functions in the renal chloride reabsorption. It is also present in vascular smooth muscle and cardiac muscle [2].

The true molecular nature of the protein is unknown[3].


  1. ^ Chloride/Formate Exchange with Formic Acid Recycling: A Mechanism of Active Chloride Transport across Epithelial Membranes Lawrence P. Karniski and Peter S. Aronson
  2. ^ [Presence of chloride-formate exchange in vascular smooth muscle and cardiac cells M Soleimani and RL Howard. Department of Medicine, Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis 46202-5116.
  3. ^ renal proximal tubule cells Identification of a chloride-formate ...
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