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Cell Physiology and Molecular Biophysics

Curriculum vitae

Luis Reuss, M.D.




  • CONTACT INFORMATION
Luis Reuss, M.D.
Dept. of Cell Physiology and Molecular Biophysics
Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center
3601 4th Street, STOP 6551
Lubbock, Texas 79430-6551
(806) 743-2627
FAX: (806) 743-1512
E-mail: Luis.Reuss@ttuhsc.edu
  • BIOGRAPHICAL Citizenship: U.S.A.

  • EDUCATION
    • University of Chile, Santiago, Chile B.A. 1957
    • University of Chile, Santiago, Chile M.A. 1964
    • University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, N.C. Fogarty Fellow 1972-1974

  • PROFESSIONAL AND TEACHING EXPERIENCE
    • Resident, Department of Internal Medicine, University of Chile, Santiago 1964 - 1966
    • Instructor, Department of Pathophysiology, University of Chile, Santiago. Part-time clinical work in Nephrology 1966 - 1969
    • Assistant Professor, Department of Experimental Medicine, University of Chile, Santiago.  Part-time clinical work in Nephrology 1970 - 1972
    • Fogarty (NIH) Fellow, Department of Medicine, Division of Nephrology, University of North Carolina 1972 - 1974
    • Louis G. Welt Fellow, Department of Medicine, Division of Nephrology, University of North Carolina 1974 - 1975
    • Assistant Professor, Department of Medicine, Division of Nephrology, University of North Carolina 1975 - 1976
    • Associate Professor, Department of Physiology and Biophysics, Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, Missouri 1976 - 1980
    • Professor, Department of Physiology and Biophysics, Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, Missouri 1980 - 1986
    • Professor and Chairman, Department of Physiology and Biophysics, and Professor, Internal Medicine, The University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, Texas 1986 -  2003
    • Associate Member, Sealy Center for Structural Biology 1992 - 2007  
    • Mason Guest Distinguished Professor in Physiology and Biophysics, University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, Texas 1997 – 2007
    • Professor, Department of Neuroscience and Cell Biology, University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, Texas 2004 - 2007
    • Professor and Chair, Cell Physiology and Molecular Biophysics, Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center, Lubbock, TX 2007 - present
    • Dean, Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences, Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center, Lubbock, TX 2008 - present
    • Director, Center for Membrane Protein Research, Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center, Lubbock, TX 2008 - present

  • RESEARCH ACTIVITIES
    • Research Interests:
      Epithelial physiology and pathophysiology; transport of ions and water across cell membranes; cell volume regulation; intercellular communication via connexins (gap junctions); pathophysiology of epithelial damage by inhibition of metabolism; structure and function of membrane proteins.
    • Research Support:
      • Current:
        • “Architecture of the transmembrane pore formed by connexin 43.” R01. National Institutes of Health. 8/1/2007-5/31/2012. PI: Guillermo Altenberg.  Total annual costs  $273,000.  20% commitment.
          This proposal is designed to identify the helices and amino-acid residues that line the pore of connexin 43 channels.
      • Completed in 2007-2009:
        • “Architecture of the Pore of Connexin43 Channels and Hemichannels.” AHA Texas Affiliate 7/105- 6/30/07. Total costs per year $62,000.
          This proposal is designed to identify the helices and amino-acid residues that line the pore of connexin 43 channels.
        • “Mechanisms of Regulation of Connexin 43.” R01, National Institutes of Health. 9/1/2004- 8/31/2009. Total costs per year $267,000.  30% commitment.
          This proposal aims to ascertain the molecular mechanism of regulation of Connexin 43 gap-junction channels by phosphorylation.
        • "Mutant cochlear connexins associated with deafness." R21. National Institutes of Health. 9/1/2006-8/31/2009. PI: Guillermo Altenberg.  Total annual costs $185,000.  10% commitment.
  • COMMITTEE RESPONSIBILITIES
    • National
      • American Physiological Society, Steering Committee, Epithelial Transport Group (1981-1985)
      • American Physiological Society, Cell and General Physiology Section, Councillor (1986-1988), Chairman (1988-1989)
      • Society of General Physiologists, Secretary (1984‑1987)
      • Society of General Physiologists, President (1990-1991)
    • University (TTUHSC)
      • Search committee for Chair of Internal Medicine 2007
    • University (UTMB)
      • Chairmen's Caucus
      • Reviewer for John Sealy Memorial Endowment Fund
      • Task Force on Basic Science Teaching Space, 1987‑1988
      • Advisory Committee for Search for Assistant Vice President for Student Affairs and Dean of Students, 1987‑1988
      • Editorial Board of Biomedical Inquiry, 1988-1992
      • Task Force for Resources in Molecular Biology, 1989
      • Task Force for UTMB Strategic Plan, 1989
      • Search Committee for Chairman of Psychiatry, 1989
      • Shriners Hospital Research Advisory Committee, 1989-1993
      • Search Committee for Chairman of Internal Medicine, 1990
      • Secretary, Chairmen's Caucus, 1990
      • Advisory Panel, Search Committee for Director of Educational Development, 1990
      • Chairman, Chairmen's Caucus, 1991
      • Chairman, Search Committee for Director of Sealy Center for Molecular Cardiology, 1991-1992
      • Search Committee for Chairman of Radiology, 1992
      • Search Committee for Green Professorship in Marine Biology Institute, 1992
      • John Sealy Memorial Endowment Fund Committee, 1992-1995
      • Space Advisory Committee for Medical School Affairs, 1992-1995
      • Search Committee for Chief, Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine, 1993
      • Special Committee on Appointments to the Faculty of the Graduate School of Biomedical Science,  1993-1996
      • Search Committee for Vice President for Academic Affairs and Dean of Medicine, 1994
      • Lemelson-MIT Prize Ad-hoc Committee, 1994
      • Director, M.D./Ph.D. Program, 1994-1998
      • Faculty Advisory Council, 1994-1998
      • Task Force for Medical School Curriculum, 1996-1997
      • Search Committee for Director, Sealy Center for Molecular Science, 1996-1997
      • Ad-hoc Committee for Nomination of HHMI Investigators, 1996
      • Chairman, Search Committee for Chairman of Pharmacology and Toxicology, 1996-1997
      • Ad-hoc Committee to Review Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences Curriculum, 1996-1998
      • Co-chair, Design Committee for Course on "Molecules, Cells and Tissues", Medical School Curriculum, 1997-1998
      • Director, Program on Membrane Proteins, 1998-present
      • Vice Chair, Neurology Search Committee, 1999-2000
      • Chairman, GI Research Task Force, 1999- 2000
      • Administration Certification Task Force, 1999
      • Internal Medicine/Nephrology Search Committee, 1999-2000
      • Conflict of Interest Committee, 1999-2000
      • Co-Chair, Mission Based Management Education Task Force, 1999-2000
      • Chairman, Gastrointestinal Research Interdisciplinary Program, 2000-2002
      • Masters of Medical Science Steering Committee 2005-2006
    • University (Washington University)
      • Admissions Committee, Division of Biology and Biomedical Sciences, 1977‑1979.
      • Admissions Committee, School of Medicine, 1979‑1980.
      • Coordinator, Integrative and Cell Biology Graduate Program, Division of Biology and Biomedical Sciences, 1980‑1982.
      • Steering Committee, Integrative and Cell Biology Graduate Program, 1982‑1986.
      • Director, Physiology Course, 1982‑1985.
      • Cell and Molecular Biology Seminar Committee, 1985‑1986.

  • TEACHING EXPERIENCE
    • University of Chile (1966 ‑ 1972)
      Pathophysiology and Clinical Nephrology, Water and Electrolyte Metabolism, Renal Pathophysiology.
    • University of North Carolina (1972 ‑ 1976)
      Renal Physiology, Epithelial Transport.
    • Washington University (1976 - 1986)
      Water and Electrolyte Metabolism, Renal Physiology, Gastro‑Intestinal Physiology, Epithelial Transport, Membrane Physiology and Biophysics, Coursemaster of Physiology (1982 ‑ 1985).
  • TEACHING RESPONSIBILITIES AT UTMB
    • Medical School
      Renal Physiology, Membrane Transport, Water and Electrolytes, Acid/Base and Thermoregulation. Integrated Medical School Curriculum: Molecules, Cells and Tissues (first year course). Course- Design Committee Co-Chair (1997-1998), Steering Committee Member (1998-1999).
    • Graduate School
      Membrane Transport, Ion Channels, Epithelial Transport, Cell Physiology, Medical Physiology. Graduate Program in Human Biological Chemistry and Genetics: Molecular Bases of Membrane Transport, Ion Channels. Committee to Review Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences Curriculum, 1996-1998. Basic Biomedical Science Curriculum: Course on Cell Biology. Cell Physiology and Molecular Biophysics Program: Membrane Transport, Membrane Proteins, Epithelial Physiology.

  • MEMBERSHIP IN SCIENTIFIC SOCIETIES
    • American Physiological Society
    • Biophysical Society
    • Society of General Physiologists
    • Sigma Xi
    • American Association for the Advancement of Science

  • HONORS
    • Fogarty Fellow, University of North Carolina, 1972‑1974
    • Louis G. Welt Fellow, University of North Carolina, 1974‑1975
    • Associate Editor: American Journal of Physiology: Gastrointestinal and Liver Physiology
    • Physiology Study Section, 1980-1984
    • Physiology Study Section, 1994-1996
    • Chairman, American Physiological Society, Cell and General Physiology Section, 1988 ‑ 1989
    • President, Society of General Physiologists, 1990-1991
    • Chief Editor: Physiological Reviews, 1991-1994
    • Nicholas and Katherine Leone Award for Administrative Excellence, University of Texas Medical Branch, 1995
    • Section Editor, Annual Review of Physiology, 1996-2000
    • Lecturer, Sixteenth Annual Banquet/Lecture of the Cell and General Physiology Section of the American Physiological Society, New Orleans, April, 1997
    • Lecturer, Sixteenth Annual Peter F. Curran Lecture in Physiology, Yale University School of Medicine, May, 1997
    • Mason Guest Distinguished Professor in Physiology, 1997-2003.

  • STUDY SECTIONS AND OTHER REVIEW COMMITTEES
    • NIH Physiology Study Section, Ad‑hoc Member (1980)
    • NIH Physiology Study Section (1980‑1984)
    • NIH Special Review Group (1982)
    • NIH Special Review Group (1983)
    • NIH Special Review Group (1985)
    • NIH Physiology Study Section, Ad‑hoc Member (1985)
    • NIH Special Grants Review Committee (National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases) (1985‑1989)
    • NIH Physiology Study Section, Ad-hoc Member (1991)
    • NIH Physiology Study Section (1993-1996)
    • International Advisor, Review Committee, Department of Physiology, University of Buenos Aires Medical School (1985)
    • American Heart Association New York City Affiliate, Research Councillor (1986‑1987)
    • National Science Foundation, Scientific Reviewer
    • Veterans Administration, Scientific Reviewer
    • National Kidney Foundation (Missouri), Scientific Reviewer
    • Health Research Council of New Zealand, Scientific Reviewer
    • NATO, Scientific Reviewer
    • Medical Research Council of Canada, Scientific Reviewer
    • Scientific Research Committee, Chile, Scientific Reviewer
    • Howard Hughes Medical Institute Review Panel, Postdoctoral Research Fellowships (1992-1995)
    • External Reviewer, Cell Physiology Training Grant, Case Western Reserve University (1994)
    • United States – Israel Binational Science Foundation, Scientific Reviewer
    • Wellcome Trust, United Kingdom, Scientific Reviewer
    • International Human Frontier Science Program, Scientific Reviewer
    • External Advisory Board Member, John M. Dalton Cardiovascular Research Center, University of Missouri (2000-2004)
    • Ion Channels and Cell Communication Special Emphasis Panel, NIH, October 2005
    • MBPP Study Section, Special Reviewer, NIH, October 2006

  • SCIENTIFIC REFEREE
    • American Journal of Physiology
    • Archives of Biochemistry and Biophysics
    • Biochimica et Biophysica Acta
    • Biochimica et Biophysica Acta. Biophysics
    • Biological Research
    • Biophysical Journal
    • Cellular Physiology and Biochemistry
    • Circulation Research
    • FASEB Journal
    • Federation Proceedings
    • Gastroenterology
    • Journal of the American Society of Nephrology
    • Journal of Biological Chemistry
    • Journal of Cell Biology
    • Journal of Cell Physiology and Biochemistry
    • Journal of Cell Science
    • Journal of Clinical Investigation
    • Journal of General Physiology
    • Journal of Membrane Biology
    • Journal of Neuroscience
    • Journal of Pharmacology and Experimental Therapeutics
    • Journal of Physiology (London)
    • Journal of Theoretical Biology
    • Kidney International
    • Molecular Cell Biology
    • Molecular Endocrinology
    • Nature
    • Nature Cell Biology
    • News in Physiological Sciences
    • Pflügers Archiv (European Journal of Physiology)
    • Physiological Reviews
    • Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences
    • Proceedings of the Society for Experimental Biology and Medicine
    • Science

  • EDITORIAL BOARDS
    • American Journal of Physiology: Cell Physiology (1981‑1999)
    • American Journal of Physiology: Gastrointestinal and Liver Physiology (1985‑1988)
    • Journal of General Physiology (1985‑1995)
    • Contemporary Nephrology (1985‑1989)
    • American Journal of Physiology: Gastrointestinal and Liver Physiology, Associate Editor (1988‑1991)
    • Biomedical Inquiry (UTMB) (1988‑1998)
    • Cellular Physiology and Biochemistry (1989‑present)
    • Physiological Reviews, Chief Editor (1991-1994)
    • Biological Research, Corresponding Editor (1992-present)
    • Journal of General Physiology, Advisory Editor (1996-present)
    • Annual Review of Physiology, Section Editor, Gastrointestinal Section (1996-2000)
    • News in Physiological Sciences (2000-2003)


  • TRAINEES (excluding student rotations)
    1. Laurence Y. Cheung, M.D., Visiting Scientist 1980, currently Professor and Chairman of Surgery, University of Kansas.
    2. Steven A. Weinman, M.D., Ph.D.; M.D.-Ph.D. Student 1980‑1983, currently Professor of Internal Medicine (Gastroenterology) and Physiology and Biophysics, University of Texas Medical Branch.
    3. Paul Rothenberg, M.D., Ph.D.; M.D.-Ph.D. Student 1981‑1983, then Assistant Professor of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, Univ. of Pennsylvania School of Medicine.
    4. Karl‑Uwe Petersen, M.D., Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft Fellow 1981‑1982, then Professor at Institut für Pharmakologie der Medizinischen Fakultät, Rheinisch-Westfälische Technische Hochschule Aachen, Wendlingweg, D-5100 Aachen, Germany.
    5. S. Mark Poler, M.D., Postdoctoral Fellow 1984‑1985, then Director of Research and Associate Professor of Anesthesiology, Geisinger Medical Center, Danville, PA.
    6. Calvin U. Cotton, Ph.D., Postdoctoral Fellow 1984‑1988, currently Associate Professor, Department of Pediatrics and Department of Physiology, Case Western Reserve University.
    7. James L. Stoddard, Ph.D., Postdoctoral Fellow 1984‑1988, then Research Associate, Department of Medicine, Washington University School of Medicine.
    8. Yoav Segal, M.D., Ph.D., (M.D.‑Ph.D. student, Washington University), 1985‑1989.  Ph.D. program completed 1989, currently Assistant Professor of Medicine and Genetics, University of Minnesota.
    9. Daniel L. Kitchens, M.D., M.D.-Ph.D. Student 1986‑1987 (Ph.D. not completed), then Neurosurgery Resident at Washington University School of Medicine.
    10. Guillermo A. Altenberg, M.D., International Postdoctoral Fellow (University of Buenos Aires, Argentina), 1988-1990, currently Associate Professor, Department of Cell Physiology and Molecular Biophysics, Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center.
    11. Julio A. Copello, Ph.D., International Postdoctoral Fellow (University of Buenos Aires, Argentina), 1989-1993, currently Assistant Professor, Department of Physiology, Loyola University.
    12. Frank Wehner, Ph.D., Visiting Assistant Professor 1989-1991, currently Head, Laboratory of Electrophysiology, Max‑Planck Institüt für Systemphysiologie, Dortmund, Germany.
    13. Sergio Márquez Gamiño, M.D., Ph.D., International Postdoctoral Fellow 1990-1993, then Assistant Professor, Instituto de Investigación sobre el Trabajo, Universidad de Guanajuato.
    14. Thomas A. Heming, Ph.D., Visiting Assistant Professor 1991-1993, currently Associate Professor, Department of Internal Medicine, University of Texas Health Sciences Center, Houston.
    15. Muthangi V.V. Subramanyam, Ph.D., International Postdoctoral Fellow (University of Bangalore, India), 1992-1993, then Postdoctoral Fellow, Department of Medicine, Tulane University.
    16. Sambe Ashadevi, M.D., International Postdoctoral Fellow (University of Bangalore, India), 1993, then Postdoctoral Fellow, Department of Medicine, Tulane University.
    17. Joachim W. Deitmer, Ph.D., 1992-1993, Visiting Scientist, currently Chairman, Department of Zoology, University of Kaiserslautern, Germany
    18. Rubén Torres, M.D., 1994-1996, International Postdoctoral Fellow (University of Chile, Santiago, Chile), then Assistant Professor, Department of Pathophysiology, University of Chile.
    19. Thierry Pourcher, Ph.D., 1995-1996, International Visiting Scientist, then Assistant Professor, Laboratoire Jean Maetz, Villefranche-sur-mer, France.
    20. Anders Nygren, Ph.D. candidate, 1995-1996, laboratory rotation (Bioengineering Program, Rice University), then Postdoctoral Fellow, University of Calgary, Canada.
    21. Carlos G. Vanoye, Ph.D. Graduate Student, 1991-1996, then Postdoctoral Fellow in my laboratory 1996-1997, currently Research Assistant Professor, Vanderbilt University.
    22. Miguel José Lopes, Ph.D., Visiting Scientist, 1997-1999, then Professor of Physiology, Federal University of Minas Gerais, Belo Horizonte, Brazil.
    23. Guangping Zhang, Ph.D., Postdoctoral Fellow, 1998-1999, then Postdoctoral Fellow, Case Western Reserve University.
    24. Ernest Han, M.D.-Ph.D., Graduate Student, 1997-1999, then Resident, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Brown University.
    25. Leoncio Vergara, M.D., Postdoctoral Fellow, 1996-2001. Currently Director, Optical Imaging Laboratory, Department of Physiology and Biophysics, UTMB.
    26. Brian Button, Ph.D., Graduate Student, 1994-2000.  Then Postdoctoral Fellow, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
    27. Xiaoyong Bao, Ph.D. Graduate Student, 1998-2002. Currently Postdoctoral Fellow, Department of Pediatrics, UTMB.
    28. Nataliya Bulayeva, Ph.D., Postdoctoral Fellow, 1999-2000.  Then Postdoctoral Fellow, Department of Human Biological Chemistry and Genetics, UTMB.
    29. Yongyue Chen, Ph.D. Graduate Student, 1999-2004. Currently Research Assistant Professor, Department of Neuroscience and Cell Biology, UTMB.
    30. Liang Ma, Graduate Student, 2006. Currently in Dr. A. Oberhauser’s laboratory, UTMB.
    31. Mauricio Retamal, Ph.D., Postdoctoral Fellow, 2007.
    32. Shengyong Yin, M.D., Postdoctoral Fellow, 2007.
    33. María Elena Pérez-Zoghbi, Postdoctoral Fellow, 2007-present.

  • INVITATIONS TO SYMPOSIA AND COURSES AS PARTICIPANT
    • Macy Conference on Renal Function.  Charleston, SC, February, 1977.
    • IVth Symposium on Membrane Transport Processes.  "Cellular Mechanisms of Renal Tubular Ion Transport."  Yale University, New Haven, CT, June, 1978.
    • American Physiological Society Fall Meeting. "Use of Ionophores and Antibiotics in Studies of Epithelia." New Orleans, LA, October, 1979.
    • Society of General Physiologists 34th Annual Symposium.  "Ion Transport by Epithelial Tissues".  Woods Hole, MA, September, 1980.
    • Macy Conference on the Paracellular Pathway.  New Orleans, LA, December, 1980.
    • European Intestinal Transport Group.  Titisee, West Germany, June, 1983.
    • Hans H. Ussing Commemorative Symposium.  Mount Desert Island, ME, June, 1983.
    • 5th Annual Conference on Hydrogen Ion Transport in Epithelia.  Honolulu, HI, August, 1983.
    • Biophysical Society 28th Annual Meeting.  "Electrophysiology of Epithelial Transport".  San Antonio, TX, February, 1984.
    • XXX International Congress, International Union of Physiological Sciences.  "Epithelial Transport in the Gastrointestinal Tract".  Vancouver, July, 1986.
    • IUPS Satellite Symposium.  "Membrane Transport and Control:  Comparative Mechanisms in Ionic, Osmotic and pH Regulation".  Banff, Alberta, July, 1986.
    • Conference on Epithelial Ion Transport in Cystic Fibrosis.  University of Missouri, Columbia, MO, September, 1986.
    • "Sonderforschungsbereich 160 Symposium".  Rheinisch‑Westfalisch Technischen Hochschule, Aachen, Germany, October, 1987.
    • Advanced Course on Membrane Transport, Lanjarón, Spain, September, 1988.
    • New York Academy of Sciences Conference on "Mechanisms and Regulation of Anion and Proton Transport".  Chairman of Session on Regulation of Chloride, Proton Transport and Intracellular pH, New York, NY, January, 1989.
    • I Congreso Iberoamericano de Biofísica, Sevilla, Spain, September, 1989
    • Biophysical Society, Selected Topic:  "Transport in Epithelia". Baltimore, MD, February, 1990.
    • Gordon Research Conference on Ion Channels:  "Regulation of Ion Channels in Epithelial Cells".  Wolfeboro, NH,  August, 1990.
    • National Academy of Sciences:  "The Future of the U.S. Academic Research Enterprise". Washington, DC, December, 1991.
    • XXXIV Alfred Benzon Foundation Symposium:  "Pathways for Water Transport in Leaky Epithelia".  Copenhagen, Denmark, June, 1992
    • XXXII International Congress, International Union of Physiological Sciences. Crosstalk in Epithelia.  "Intra- and Transmembrane Crossstalk in Amphibian Gallbladder Epithelial Cells".  Glasgow, Scotland, August, 1993.
    • II Congreso Iberoamericano de Biofísica.  "Intra-membrane talk and inter-membrane cross-talk in gallbladder epithelium."  Puebla, México, October 1993.
    • Biophysical Society 38th Annual Meeting.  "Chloride Channels: Diversity in Form and Function."  New Orleans, LA, March 1994.
    • Membaires 94.  "Drug Transport and Channel Function of the P-glycoprotein of Multidrug Resistant       Cancer Cells."  Buenos Aires, Argentina, April 1994.
    • American Association for the Study of Liver Disease.  "The Pathobiology of Biliary Epithelia".  Airlie, VA, June 1994.
    • FASEB Summer Research Conference. "Transport ATPases."  Copper Mountain, CO, August, 1996.
    • Wiener Klinische Wochenscrift.  "Plasma Membrane Ion Channels in Isolated Polarized Amphibian Epithelial Cells". (Symposium in honor of Gerhard Giebisch).  Vienna, Austria, June, 1997.
    • XXXIII International Congress, International Union of Physiological Sciences.  Stretch-Activated K+ Channels in the Basolateral Membrane of a Leaky Epithelium.  "Physiological Role in the Response to Cell Swelling".  St. Petersburg, Russia, June-July, 1997.
    • VI Biennial Conference of the Membrane Biophysics Group, Biophysical Society.  "Dual Function of P-glycoprotein: Transporter and Transport Regulator." Duke University Marine Laboratory, Beaufort, NC, October, 1997.
    • Sandbjerg Symposium on Epithelial Water Transport.  Sonderberg, Denmark, May, 1998.
    • Gordon Research Conference, Tilton, New Hampshire, July, 1998.
    • International Conference on Cell Volume: Signaling and Regulation. Berlin, Germany, October, 2000.
    • “Molecular Basis of Cell Volume Regulation”.   Queenstown, New Zealand, August 22-24, 2001.
  • INVITATIONS TO SYMPOSIA AS ORGANIZER
    • American Physiological Society Fall Meeting. "Epithelial Electrophysiology".  St. Louis, MO, October, 1978.
    • FASEB Meeting.  "Ion Transport Mechanisms in Basolateral Membranes of Epithelia".  Chicago, IL, April, 1983.
    • FASEB Meeting.  "Role of Intracellular‑pH Regulation in Acid/Base and Solute Transport by Epithelia". St. Louis, MO, April, 1986.
    • "Regulation of Potassium Transport Across Biological Membranes".  Galveston, TX, October, 1988.
    • FASEB Summer Research Conference.  "Gastrointestinal Tract III:  Regulation of Organ and Cellular Functions".  Copper Mountain, CO, July, 1989.
    • Society of General Physiologists.  "Molecular and Functional Aspects of Carrier-Mediated Transport".  September, 1992
    • XXXII International Congress, International Union of Physiological Sciences.  "Cell Volume Regulation".  Glasgow, Scotland, August, 1993.
    • XXXII International Congress, International Union of Physiological Sciences.  "Water Transport".  Glasgow, Scotland, August, 1993.
      II Congreso Iberoamericano de Biofísica.  "Biología Celular y Fisiología de la Polaridad Epitelial", Puebla, México, October, 1993.
    • Membaires 94.  Buenos Aires, Argentina, April 1994.
    • III Congreso Iberoamericano de Biofísica.  Buenos Aires, Argentina, 1997.
    • American Physiological Society, Experimental Biology Symposium, "Role of Tight Junctions in the Regulation of Tissue Permeability", NIH, Bethesda, MD, April, 1998.
    • American Physiological Society, Experimental Biology Symposium, "Role of Tight Junctions in the Regulation of Tissue Permeability", Experimental Biology Meeting, San Francisco, CA, April, 1998.
    • XXXIV International Congress, International Union of Physiological Sciences.  Chair of Theme “Water Transport Controversies”.  Christchurch, New Zealand, August, 2001.
    • American Physiological Society, Experimental Biology Symposium, "Gap-Junctional Hemichannels", Experimental Biology Meeting, San Diego, CA, April 2003.
BIBLIOGRAPHY
  • PUBLISHED: ARTICLES IN PEER REVIEWED JOURNALS
    • Illanes, A.; Carpentier, R.; Reuss, L.  Effects of temperature on membrane potentials of myocardium from toad and guinea pig.  Am. J. Physiol. 281:536‑541; 1970.
    • Reuss, L.; Finn, A.L.  Passive electrical properties of toad urinary bladder epithelium.  Intercellular electrical coupling and transepithelial cellular and shunt conductances.  J. Gen. Physiol. 64:1‑25; 1974.
    • Chamorro, H.; Narvarte, J.; Reuss, L.  Increase in pressure reactivity due to chronic potassium intake in the rat.  Rev. Med. Chile 102:265‑268; 1974.
    • Reuss, L.; Narvarte, J.; Chamorro, H.; Bello, E.  Furosemide effects on the spontaneous motility of isolated colon in the rat.  Rev. Med. Chile 103:523‑525; 1975.
    • Bello, E.; Narvarte, J.; Reuss, L.  The effect of furosemide upon the contractile force of the isolated guinea pig atrium.  Rev. Med. Chile 103:732‑736; 1975.
    • Reuss, L.; Finn, A.L.  Dependence of serosal membrane potential on mucosal membrane potential in toad urinary bladder.  Biophys. J. 15:71‑75; 1975.
    • Reuss, L.; Finn, A.L.  Effects of changes in the composition of the mucosal solution on the electrical properties of the toad urinary bladder epithelium.  J. Membr. Biol. 20:191‑204; 1975.
    • Finn, A.L.; Reuss, L.    Effects of changes in the composition of the serosal solution on the electrical properties of the toad urinary bladder epithelium.   J. Physiol. (London) 250:541‑558; 1975.
    • Reuss, L.; Finn, A.L.  Electrical properties of the cellular transepithelial pathway in Necturus gallbladder.  I. Circuit analysis and steady‑state effects of mucosal solution ionic substitutions.  J. Membr. Biol. 25:115‑139; 1975.
    • Reuss, L.; Finn, A.L.  Electrical properties of the cellular transepithelial pathway in Necturus gallbladder.  II. Ionic permeability of the apical cell membrane.  J. Membr. Biol. 25:141‑161; 1975.
    • Reuss, L.; Finn, A.L.  Effects of luminal hyperosmolality on electrical pathways of Necturus gallbladder.  Am. J. Physiol. 232:C99‑C108; 1977.
    • Reuss, L.; Finn, A.L.  Mechanisms of voltage transients during current clamp in Necturus gallbladder.  J. Membr. Biol. 37:299‑319; 1977.
    • Reuss, L.  Effects of amphotericin B on the electrical properties of Necturus gallbladder:  Intracellular microelectrode studies. J. Membr. Biol. 41:65‑86; 1978.
    • Reuss, L.; Gatzy, J.T.; Finn, A.L.  Dual effects of amphotericin B on ion permeation in toad urinary bladder epithelium.  Am. J. Physiol. 235:F507‑F514; 1978.
    • Reuss, L.; Bello‑Reuss, E.; Grady, T.P.  Effects of ouabain on fluid transport and electrical properties of Necturus gallbladder:  evidence in favor of a neu­tral basolateral sodium transport mechanism.  J. Gen. Physiol. 73:385‑402; 1979.
    • Reuss, L.  Electrical properties of the cellular transepithelial pathway in Necturus gallbladder.  III. Ionic permeability of the basolateral cell membrane.  J. Membr. Biol. 47:239‑259; 1979.
    • Gatzy, J.T.; Reuss, L.; Finn, A.L.  Amphotericin B and K+ transport across excised toad urinary bladder: Evidence for the induction of K secretion and a paracellular K+‑selective pathway.  Am. J. Physiol. 237:F145‑F156; 1979.
    • Reuss, L.; Grady, T.P.  Triaminopyrimidinium (TAP+) blocks luminal membrane K conductance in Necturus gallbladder epithelium.  J. Membr. Biol. 48:285‑298; 1979.
    • Reuss, L.; Weinman, S.A.  Intracellular ionic activities and transmembrane electrochemical potential differences in gallbladder epithelium.  J. Membr. Biol. 49:345‑362; 1979.
    • Reuss, L.; Grady, T.P.  Effects of external sodium and cell membrane potential on intracellular Cl activity in gallbladder epithelium.  J. Membr. Biol. 51:15‑31; 1979.
    • Reuss, L.; Weinman, S.A.; Grady, T.P.  Intracellular K+ activity and its relation to basolateral membrane ion transport in Necturus gallbladder epithelium.  J. Gen. Physiol. 76:33‑52; 1980.
    • Bello‑Reuss, E.; Grady, T.P.; Reuss, L.  Mechanisms of the effect of cyanide on cell membrane potentials in Necturus gallbladder epithelium.  J. Physiol. (London) 314:343‑357; 1981.
    • Reuss, L.; Cheung, L.Y.; Grady, T.P.  Mechanisms of cation permeation across apical cell membrane of Necturus gallbladder:  effects of luminal pH and divalent cations on K and Na permeability.  J. Membr. Biol. 59:211‑224; 1981.
    • Weinman, S.A.; Reuss, L.  Na+‑H+ exchange at the apical membrane of Necturus gallbladder:  extracellular and intracellular pH studies.  J.  Gen.  Physiol.  80:299‑321; 1982.
    • Rothenberg, P.; Reuss, L.; Glaser, L.  Serum and epidermal growth factor tran­siently depolarize quiescent BSC‑l epithelial cells.  Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci.  (USA) 79:7783‑7787; 1982.
    • Reuss, L.; Reinach, P.; Weinman, S.A.; Grady, T.P.  Intracellular ion activities and Cl transport mechanisms in bullfrog corneal epithelium.  Am. J. Physiol.  244:C336‑C347; 1983.
    • Petersen, K.‑U.; Reuss, L.  Cyclic AMP‑induced chloride permeability in the apical membrane of Necturus gallbladder epithelium.  J. Gen. Physiol. 81:705‑729; 1983.
    • Reuss, L.   Basolateral KCl co‑transport in a NaCl‑absorbing epithelium.  Nature (Lond.) 305:723‑726; 1983.
    • Weinman, S.A.; Reuss, L.  Na+‑H+ exchange and Na+ entry across the apical membrane of Necturus gallbladder.  J. Gen. Physiol. 83:57‑74; 1984.
    • Reuss, L.; Costantin, J.L.  Cl--HCO3- exchange at the apical membrane of Necturus gallbladder.  J. Gen. Physiol. 83:801‑818; 1984.
    • Reuss, L.  Independence of apical membrane Na+ and Cl‑ entry in Necturus gallbladder epithelium.  J. Gen. Physiol. 84:423‑445; 1984.
    • Petersen, K.‑U.; Reuss, L.  Electrophysiologic effects of propionate and bicarbonate on gallbladder epithelium. Am. J. Physiol. 248:C58‑C69; 1985.
    • Reuss, L.; Petersen, K.‑U.  Cyclic AMP inhibits Na+/H+ exchange at the apical membrane of Necturus gallbladder epithelium.  J. Gen. Physiol. 85:409‑429; 1985.
    • Reuss, L.  Changes in cell volume measured with an electrophysiologic technique.  Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. (USA) 82:6014‑6018; 1985.
    • Reuss, L.; Costantin, J.L.; Bazile, J.E.  Diphenylamine‑2‑carboxylate blocks reversibly Cl‑/HCO3- exchange in Necturus gallbladder epithelium.  Am. J. Physiol.  252:C79‑C89, 1987.
    • Reuss, L.  Cyclic AMP inhibits Cl-/HCO3- exchange at the apical membrane of Necturus gallbladder epithelium.  J. Gen. Physiol. 90:173‑196, 1987.
    • Poler, S.M.; Reuss, L.  Protamine alters apical membrane K+ and Cl‑ permeability in gallbladder epithelium. Am. J. Physiol. 253:C662‑C671; 1987.
    • Stoddard, J.S.; Reuss, L.  Dependence of cell membrane conductances on bathing solution HCO3-/CO2 in Necturus gallbladder.  J. Membr. Biol. 102:163‑174; 1988.
    • Stoddard, J.S.; Reuss, L.  Voltage‑ and time-dependence of apical membrane conductance during current clamp in Necturus gallbladder epithelium.  J. Membr. Biol. 103:191‑204, 1988.
    • Cotton, C.U.; Reuss, L.  Measurement of the effective thickness of the mucosal unstirred layer in Necturus gallbladder epithelium.  J. Gen. Physiol. 93:631‑647; 1989.
    • Cotton, C.U.; Weinstein, A.M.; Reuss, L.  Osmotic water permeability of Necturus gallbladder epithelium.  J. Gen. Physiol. 93:649‑679; 1989.
    • Stoddard, J.S.; Reuss, L.  Electrophysiologic effects of mucosal Cl‑ removal in Necturus gallbladder epithelium.  Am. J. Physiol. 256:C568‑C578; 1989.
    • Stoddard, J.S.; Reuss, L.  pH effects on basolateral membrane ion conductances in gallbladder epithelium. Am. J. Physiol. 256:C1184‑C1195; 1989.
    • Altenberg, G.; Reuss, L.  Apical membrane Na+/H+ exchange in Necturus gallbladder epithelium.  Its dependence on extracellular and intracellular pH and on external Na+ concentration.  J. Gen. Physiol. 95:369‑392; 1990.
    • Segal, Y.; Reuss, L.  Maxi K+ channels and their relationship to the apical membrane conductance in Necturus gallbladder epithelium.  J. Gen. Physiol. 95:791-818, 1990.
    • Kitchens, D.L.; Dawson, K.; Reuss, L.  Zinc blocks apical membrane anion exchange in gallbladder epithelium.  Am. J. Physiol.  258:G745-G752, 1990.
    • Stoddard, J.S.; Altenberg, G.A.; Ferguson, M.L.; Reuss, L.  Furosemide blocks basolateral membrane Cl‑ permeability in gallbladder epithelium.  Am. J. Physiol. 258:C1150-C1158; 1990.
    • Wehner, F.; Garretson, L.; Dawson, K.; Segal, Y.; Reuss, L.  A non‑enzymatic preparation of epithelial basolateral membrane for patch clamp.  Am. J. Physiol. 258:C1159-C1164; 1990.
    • Segal, Y.; Reuss, L.  Ba2+, TEA+ and quinine effects on apical membrane K+ conductance and maxi K+ channels in gallbladder epithelium.  Am. J. Physiol. 259:C56-C68; 1990.
    • Copello, J.; Segal, Y.; Reuss, L.  Cytosolic pH regulates maxi K+ channels in Necturus gallbladder epithelial cells.  J. Physiol. (Lond.) 434:577-590; 1991.
    • Cotton, C.; Reuss, L.  Effects of changes in mucosal solution Cl- or K+ concentration on cell water volume of Necturus gallbladder epithelium.  J. Gen. Physiol.  97:667-686; 1991.
    • Cotton, C.; Reuss, L.  Electrophysiological effects of extracellular ATP on Necturus gallbladder epithelium.  J. Gen. Physiol.  97:949-972; 1991.
    • Copello, J.; Simon, B.; Segal, Y.; Wehner, F.; Ramanujam, V.M.S.; Alcock, N.; Reuss, L.  Ba2+ release from soda glass modifies single maxi K+ channel activity in patch clamp experiments.  Biophys. J.  60:931-941, 1991.
    • Altenberg, G.A.; Stoddard, J.S.; Reuss, L.  Electrophysiological effects of basolateral [Na+] in Necturus gallbladder epithelium.  J. Gen. Physiol.  99:241-262, 1992.
    • Reuss, L.; Simon, B.; Xi, David.  Pseudo-streaming potentials in Necturus gallbladder epithelium.  I. Paracellular origin of the transepithelial voltage changes.  J. Gen. Physiol.  99:297-316, 1992.
    • Reuss, L.; Simon, B.; Cotton, C.U.  Pseudo-streaming potentials in Necturus gallbladder epithelium.  II. The mechanism is a junctional diffusion potential.  J. Gen. Physiol.  99:317-338, 1992.
    • Alvarez-Leefmans, F.J.; Gamiño, S.M.; Reuss, L.  Cell volume changes upon sodium pump inhibition in Helix aspersa neurons.  J. Physiol. (Lond) 458:603-619; 1992.
    • Copello, J.; Wehner, F.; Reuss, L.  Artifactual expression of maxi K+ channels in basolateral membrane of gallbladder epithelial cells.  Am. J. Physiol. 264:C1128-C1136; 1993.
    • Copello, J.; Heming, T.A.; Segal, Y.; Reuss, L.  cAMP-activated apical membrane chloride channels in Necturus gallbladder epithelium:  Conductance, Selectivity, and Block.  J. Gen. Physiol. 102:177-199; 1993.
    • Altenberg, G.A.; Young, G.; Horton, J.K.; Glass, D.; Belli, J.A.; Reuss, L.  Changes in intra- or extracellular pH do not mediate P-glycoprotein-dependent multidrug resistance.  Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. (USA) 90:9735-9738; 1993.
    • Altenberg, G.A.; Subramanyam, M.; Bergmann, J.S.; Johnson, K.M.; Reuss, L.  Muscarinic stimulation of gallbladder epithelium:  I. Electrophysiology and signaling mechanisms.  Am. J. Physiol. 265:C1604-C1612; 1993.
    • Altenberg, G.A.; Subramanyam, M.; Reuss, L.  Muscarinic stimulation of gallbladder epithelium:  II.  Fluid transport, cell volume, and ion permeabilities.  Am. J. Physiol. 265:C1613-C1619; 1993.
    • Heming, T.A.; Copello, J.; Reuss, L.  Regulation of cAMP-activated apical membrane chloride conductance in gallbladder epithelium.  J. Gen. Physiol.  103:1-18; 1994.
    • Altenberg, G.A.; Deitmer, J.W.; Glass, D.C.; Reuss, L.  P-glycoprotein-associated Cl- currents are activated by cell swelling but do not contribute to cell volume regulation.  Cancer Res. 54:618-622; 1994.
    • Altenberg, G.A.; Vanoye, C.G.; Han, E.S.; Reuss, L.  Relationships between rhodamine 123 transport, cell volume and ion channel function of P-glycoprotein.  J. Biol. Chem. 269:7145-7149; 1994.
    • Cruzblanca, H.; Altamirano, J.; Marquez-Baltazar, S.; Nani, A., Gamiño, S.M.; Reuss, L.; Alvarez-Leefmans, F.J.  Transmembrane ion movements elicited by sodium pump inhibition in Helix aspersa neurons.  J. Neurophysiol. 71:1787-1796, 1994.
    • Altenberg, G.A.; Vanoye, C.G.; Horton, J.K.; Reuss, L.  Unidirectional fluxes of rhodamine 123 in multidrug-resistant cells: evidence against direct drug extrusion from the plasma membrane.  Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. (USA) 91:4654-4657, 1994.
    • Altenberg, G.A.; Subramanyam, M.; Reuss, L.  Muscarinic stimulation of gallbladder epithelium: III.  Antagonism of cAMP-mediated effects.  Am. J. Physiol.  267:C1196-C1202; 1994.
    • Subramanyam, M.; Altenberg, G.A.; Reuss, L.  Dopamine activates apical membrane Cl- conductance and inhibits fluid absorption in amphibian gallbladder by elevating intracellular cAMP.  Cell Physiol. Biochem. 5:118-126; 1995.
    • Han, E.S., Vanoye, C.G., Altenberg, G.A. and Reuss, L.  P-glycoprotein-associated chloride currents revealed by specific block by an anti-P-glycoprotein antibody.  Am. J. Physiol. 39:C1370-1378, 1996.
    • Torres, R.J., Altenberg, G.A., Copello, J.A., Zampighi, G. and Reuss, L.  Preservation of structural and functional polarity in isolated epithelial cells.  Am. J. Physiol. 39:C1864-1874, 1996.
    • Torres, R.J., Altenberg, G.A., Cohn, J.A. and Reuss, L.  Polarized expression of cyclic AMP-activated chloride channels in isolated epithelial cells.  Am. J. Physiol. 40:C1574-C1582, 1996.
    • Torres, R.J., Subramanyam, M., Altenberg, G.A., and Reuss, L.  Cell swelling activates the K+ conductance and inhibits the Cl- conductance of the basolateral membrane of cells from a leaky epithelium.  J. Gen. Physiol. 109:61-72, 1997.
    • Vanoye, C.G., Altenberg, G.A., and Reuss, L.  P-glycoprotein is not a swelling-activated Cl- channel; possible role as a Cl- channel regulator.  J. Physiol. (Lond.) 502:249-258; 1997.
    • Horton, J.K., Vanoye, C.G.,  Reuss,L. Swelling-activated chloride currents in a drug-sensitive cell line and a P-glycoprotein expressing derivative are underlied by channels with the same pharmacological properties.Cell Physiol. Biochem. 8:247-260, 1998
    • Vanoye, C.G., Vergara, L., Reuss, L. Isolated epithelial cells from amphibian urinary bladder express functional gap-junctional hemichannels. Am. J. Physiol. 276:C279-C284, 1999.
    • Vanoye, C.G., Castro, A.F., Pourcher, T., Reuss, L., Altenberg, G.A.  Phosphorylation of P-glycoprotein by PKA and PKC modulates swelling-activated Cl- currents by different mechanisms. Am.J.Physiol.  276:C370-C378, 1999.
    • Vanoye, C.G., Reuss, L.  Stretch-activated single K+ channels account for whole-cell currents elicited by swelling.  Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA 96:6511-6516, 1999.
    • Vanoye, C.G., Altenberg, G.A., Reuss, L.  Inhibition of P-glycoprotein-mediated transport by a hydrophobic contaminant in commercial gluconate salts.  Am. J. Physiol. 276:C1439-C1442, 1999.
    • Reuss, L.; Vanoye, C.A.; Altenberg, G.A.; Vergara, L.; Subramaniam, M.; Torres, R.  Cell-volume changes and ion conductances in amphibian gallbladder epithelium.  Cell Physiol. Biochem. 10:385-392; 2000.
    • Button, B.; Reuss, L.; Altenberg, G.A.  PKC-mediated stimulation of amphibian CFTR depends on a single phosphorylation consensus site.  Insertion of this site confers PKC sensitivity to human CFTR.  J. Gen. Physiol. 117:457-468; 2001.
    • Peterson, J.W.; King, D.; Ezell, E.L.; Rogers, M.; Gessell, D.; Hoffpauer, J.; Reuss, L.; Chopra, A.K.; Gorenstein, D.  Cholera toxin-induced PGE2 activity is reduced by chemical reaction with L-histidine.    Biochim. Biophys. Acta, 1537:27-41; 2001.
    • Vergara, L.; Bao, X.; Cooper, M.; Bello-Reuss, E.; Reuss, L. Gap-junctional hemichannels are activated by ATP depletion in human renal proximal tubule cells. J. Membrane Biol. 196:173-184, 2003.
    • Bao, X.; Chen, Y; Reuss, L.; Altenberg, G.A. Functional expression of gap-junctional hemichannels  formed by a cysteine-less connexin 43. J. Biol. Chem. 279:9689-9692; 2004.
    • Bao, X.; Altenberg, G.A.; Reuss, L. Mechanism of regulation of the gap-junction protein connexin 43 by protein kinase C-mediated phosphorylation. Am J. Physiol. 286:C647-C654; 2004.
    • Bao, X.; Reuss, L.; Altenberg, G.A. Regulation of purified and reconstituted connexin 43 hemichannels by protein kinase C-mediated phosphorylation of serine 368. J. Biol. Chem. 279:20058-20066; 2004.
    • Chen, Y; Altenberg, G.A.; Reuss, L. Mechanism of activation of Xenopus CFTR by stimulation of PKC. Am J. Physiol. 287:C1436-C1444; 2004.
    • Chen, Y; Button, B.; Altenberg, G.A.; Reuss, L. The R-domain of Xenopus CFTR is not critical for the potentiation by PKC of the effect of PKA stimulation. Am J. Physiol. 287:C1256-C1263; 2004.
    • Bao, X.; Chen, Y; Lee, S.H.; Lee, S.C.; Reuss, L.; Altenberg, G.A. Membrane transport proteins with complete replacement of transmembrane helices with poly-alanine sequences remain functional. J. Biol. Chem. 280:8647-8650, 2005.
    •  Chen, Y.; Deng, Y.; Bao, X.; Reuss, L.; Altenberg, G. A. Mechanism of the defect in gap-junctional communication by expression of a mutant connexin 26 associated with dominant deafness. FASEB J. 10.1096/fj.04-3491 fje, 2005.
    • Retamal, M.A.; Cortés, C.J.; Reuss, L.; Bennett, M.W.; Sáez, J.C. S-nitrosylation and permeation through connexin 26 hemichannels in astrocytes: induction by oxidant stress and reversal by reducing agents. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA 103:4475-4480, 2006.
    • Deng, Y.; Chen, Y.; Reuss, L.; Altenberg, G.A. Mutations of connexins 26 at position 75 and dominant deafness: essential role of arginine for the generation of functional gap-junction channels. Hear. Res. 220:87-94, 2006.
    • Bao, X.;  Lee, S.C.;  Reuss, L.; Altenberg, G.A. Change in permeant size-selectivity by phosphorylation of connexin 43 gap-junctional hemichannels by PKC. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA. 104:4919-4924, 2007.
    • Retamal, M.A.; Yin, S.-Y.; Altenberg, G.A.; Reuss, L. Modulation of Cx46 hemichannels by nitric oxide. Am. J. Physiol. Cell. Physiol. 296: C1356-C1363, 2009.
    • Retamal, M.A.; Altenberg, G.A.; Reuss, L. Voltage-dependent facilitation of Cx46 hemichannels Am. J. Physiol. Cell. Physiol. Published online 10/28/2009.

  • EDITORIALS, INVITED REVIEWS AND SYMPOSIUM PAPERS
    • Reuss, L.  On the use of amphotericin B as a probe to determine cell membrane resistances in gallbladder epithelium.  (Letter to the Editor).  J. Membr. Biol.  41:93‑100; 1978.
    • Finn, A.L.; Reuss, L.  Electrical interaction between apical and basolateral cell membranes in toad urinary bladder epithelium:  evidence for rheogenic sodium extrusion.  In: Membrane Transport Processes.  J.F. Hoffman, Editor.  Raven Press, New York, 1978, pp. 229‑241.
    • Reuss, L. Electrophysiology of epithelial transport. Introduction. Fed. Proc.  38:2720‑2721; 1979.
    • Reuss, L.  Mechanisms of sodium and chloride transport by gallbladder epithelium.  Fed. Proc. 38:2733‑2738; 1979.
    • Reuss, L.  Ion conductances and electrochemical gradients across the membranes of gallbladder epithelium.  In: Current Topics in Membranes and Transport.  Edited by F. Bronner and A. Kleinzeller.  Volume 13.  Cellular Mechanisms of Renal Tubular Ion Transport.  E.L. Boulpaep, guest editor.  Academic Press, New York, pp. 215‑228; 1980.
    • Reuss, L.  Mechanisms of the mucosa negative transepithelial potential produced by amphotericin B in gallbladder epithelium.  Fed. Proc. 40:2206‑2212; 1981.
    • Reuss, L.  Potassium transport mechanisms in amphibian gallbladder, in Ion Trans­port by Epithelial Tissues. S.G. Schultz, editor.  Raven Press, New York, pp. 109‑128; 1981.
    • Reuss, L.  Paracellular pathway in amphibian gallbladder, in The Paracellular Pathway.  S.E. Bradley and E.F. Purcell, editors.  Josiah Macy, Jr. Foundation, New York, pp. 247‑265; 1982.
    • Rothenberg, P.; Cassel, D.; Reuss, L.; Glaser, L.  Initial events in the interaction of epidermal growth factor with cells.  13th International Cancer Congress, Part C, Biology of Cancer (2).  Alan R. Liss, Inc., New York, pp. 109‑121; 1983.
    • Reuss, L.; Weinman, S.A.; Petersen, K.‑U.  Unstirred layer effects on electrical properties and transport across the apical membrane of amphibian gallbladder epithelium, in Intestinal Absorption and Secretion. E. Skadhauge and K. Heintze, editors.  MTP, London, pp. 55‑65; 1984.
    • Reuss, L.; Weinman, S.A.; Costantin, J.L.  H+ and HCO3- transport at the apical membrane of gallbladder epithelium, in Hydrogen Ion Transport in Epithelia.  J.G.  Forte, D.G. Warnock and F.C. Rector, editors. John Wiley & Sons, Inc., New York, pp. 85‑96; 1984.
    • Reuss, L.; Lewis, S.A.; Wills, N.K.; Helman, S.I.; Cox, T.C.; Boron, W.F.; Siebens, A.W.; Guggino, W.B.; Giebisch, G.; Schultz, S.G.  Ion transport processes in basolateral membranes of epithelia.  Fed. Proc. 43:2488‑2502; 1984.
    • Cassel, D.; Rothenberg, P.; Whiteley, B.; Mancuso, D.; Schlessinger, P.; Reuss, L.; Cragoe, E.J.; Glaser, L. Control of mitogenic activation of Na+/H+ exchange, in Current Topics in Membranes and Transport. A. Kleinzeller and F. Bonner, editors.  Volume 26. Na+‑H+ Exchange, Intracellular pH, and Cell Function.  P.S. Aronson and W.F. Boron, guest editors.  Academic Press, New York, pp. 157‑171; 1986.
    • Reuss, L.; Cassel, D.; Rothenberg, P.; Whiteley, B.; Mancuso, D.; Glaser, L.  Mitogens and ion fluxes, in  Current Topics in Membranes and Transport, A. Kleinzeller, editor.  Volume 27.  The Role of Membranes in Cell Growth and Differentiation.  L.J. Mandel and D.J. Benos, guest editors. Academic Press, New York, pp. 3‑54; 1986.
    • Reuss, L.  Roles of channels and pumps in transepithelial ion transport, in  Epithelial Ion Transport in Cystic Fibrosis.  J.R. Martínez, editor.  University of Missouri School of Medicine Press, pp. 29‑44; 1986.
    • Reuss, L.; J.S. Stoddard.  Role of H+ and HCO3- in salt transport in gall­bladder epithelium.  Ann. Rev. Physiol. 49:35‑49; 1987.
    • Reuss, L.; Cotton C.  Isosmotic fluid transport across epithelia, in Contemporary Nephrology.  S. Klahr and S. Massry, editors.  Volume 4.   Plenum, New York, pp. 1‑35; 1987.
    • Reuss, L.  Cell volume regulation in nonrenal epithelia. Renal Physiol. Biochem.  11:187‑201, 1988.
    • Reuss, L.  Ion transport across gallbladder epithelium.  Physiol. Rev. 69:503‑545; 1989.
    • Reuss, L.; Cotton, C.  Water transport across ADH‑sensitive epithelia, in  Contemporary Nephrology.  S. Klahr and S. Massry, editors.  Volume 5.  Plenum, New York, pp. 1‑33; 1989.
    • Reuss, L.  Regulation of transepithelial chloride transport by amphibian gallbladder epithelium.  Ann. N.Y. Acad. Sci. 574:370‑384; 1990.
    • Altenberg, G.A.; Copello, J.; Cotton, C.; Dawson, K.; Segal, Y.; Wehner, F.; Reuss, L.  Electrophysiological Methods for Studying Ion and Water Transport in Necturus Gallbladder Epithelium, in Methods in Enzymology, Vol 5.  S. Fleischer and B. Fleischer, editors.  Academic Press, Inc., Orlando, FL, 192:650-683; 1990.
    • Reuss, L.; Segal, Y.; Altenberg, G.  Regulation of Ion Transport Across Gallbladder Epithelium.   Annu. Rev. Physiol. 53:361-373; 1991.
    • Reuss, L.  Pathways for osmotic water transport in gallbladder epithelium, in Isotonic Transport in Leaky Epithelia.  Ussing, H.H., J. Fischbarg, O. Sten-Knudsen, E.H. Larsen, and N.J. Willumsen, editors.  Alfred Benzon Symposium 34.  Munksgaard International Publisher, Ltd., pp. 181-194; 1993.
    • Reuss, L.; Altenberg, G.  cAMP-activated Cl- channels:  regulatory role in gallbladder and other absorptive epithelia.  NIPS 10:32-37; 1995.
    • Reuss, L.  Commentary: A new method to measure alveolar-epithelium permeability in intact lung.  J. Gen. Physiol. 108:125-127, 1996.
    • Reuss, L.  Perspectives in Physiology:  "Active" Water Transport?  J. Physiol. (Lond.) 497:1, 1996.
    • Reuss, L.  Focus on “Effect of expressing the water channel aquaporin-1 on the CO2 permeability of Xenopus oocytes.  Am. J. Physiol.  C297-C298; 1998.
    • Reuss, L.; Vanoye, C.A.; Altenberg, G.A.; Vergara, L.; Subramaniam, M.; Torres, R.  Cell-volume changes and ion conductances in amphibian gallbladder epithelium.  Cell Physiol. Biochem. 10:385-392; 2000.
    • Reuss, L. One-hundred years of inquiry: the mechanism of glucose absorption in the intestine. Annu. Rev. Physiol. 62:939.947, 2000.
    • Reuss, L.  Ion transport across non-excitable membranes.  Encyclopedia Life Sci., 2001.
    • Reuss, L.  Isolated polarized epithelial cells as an experimental system for cell-physiology studies.  J. Membr. Biol. 179:1-12; 2001.
    • Reuss, L.  Ussing’s Two-Membrane Hypothesis: The Model and Half a Century of Progress.  J. Membrane Biol. 184:211-217, 2001.
    • Reuss, L.; Hirst, B.H.  Water transport controversies – an overview.  J. Physiol. 542:1-2, 2002.
    • Vergara, L.; Bao, X.; Bello-Reuss, E.; Reuss, L. Do connexin43 gap-junctional hemichannels activate and cause cell damage during ATP depletion of renal-tubule cells? Acta Physiol. Scand. 179:33-38, 2003.
    • Altenberg, G.A.; Chen, Y.; Button, B.; Reuss, L. The role of protein kinase C in the regulation of the activity of the cystic fibrosis chloride channel. Nova Acta Leopoldina 89:165-169, 2004.
    • Altenberg, G.A.; Bao, X.; Lee, S.C.; Reuss, L. Regulation of connexin 43 channels by PKC-mediated phosphorylation. Physiol. Mini-Revs. 3:34-42, 2008. (http://www.safisiol.org.ar/Mini-Reviews.html )

  • BOOK CHAPTERS
    • Reuss, L.  Transport in Gallbladder, in Handbook on Transport Across Biological Membranes, Volume IVB, Transport Organs.  G. Giebisch, Volume Editor; G. Giebisch, H.H.  Ussing and D.C.  Tosteson, Handbook Editors.  Springer Verlag, Berlin‑Heidelberg‑New York, pp. 853‑898; 1979.
    • Reuss, L.; Bello‑Reuss, E.  Introduction to the Physiology of Body Fluids, in The Kidney and Body Fluids. S. Klahr, editor.  Plenum, New York, pp. 3‑34; 1983.
    • Bello‑Reuss, E.; Reuss, L.  Homeostatic and Excretory Functions of the Kidney, in The Kidney and Body Fluids.  S. Klahr, editor.  Plenum, New York, pp. 35‑63; 1983.
    • Reuss, L.  Salt and Water Transport by Gallbladder Epithelium, in Handbook of Physiology:  The Gastrointestinal System, vol. 4.  S.G. Schultz, Section Editor, R.A. Frizzell and M. Field, Volume Editors. American Physiological Society, pp. 303-322; 1991.
    • Reuss, L.; Cotton, C.U.  Electrophysiological Methods in the Study of Water Transport Across Cell Membranes, in Cell Membrane Transport;  Experimental Approaches and Methodologies.  D.L. Yudilevich, R. Deves, S. Peran and Z.I. Cabantchik, editors.  Plenum Publishing Corp., London, England, pp. 239-254, 1991.
    • Whittembury, G.; Reuss, L.  Mechanisms of Coupling of Solute and Solvent Transport in Epithelia, in The Kidney:  Physiology and Pathophysiology, Second Edition.  D.W. Seldin and G. Giebisch, editors.  Raven Press, pp. 317-360; 1991. 
    • Reuss, L.  Tight Junction Permeability to Ions and Water, in Tight Junctions.  M. Cereijido, editor.  CRC Press, Inc., Boca Raton, FL, pp. 49-66; 1992.
    • Reuss, L.; Cotton, C.U.  Volume regulation in epithelia:  Transcellular transport and cross-talk.  In:  Cellular and Molecular Physiology of Cell Volume Regulation.  K. Strange, editor.  CRC Press, pp. 31-47; 1994.
    • Reuss, L.; Wills, N.K.; Lewis, S.A.  Epithelial transport proteins.  In: Epithelial Transport:  A Guide to Methods and Experimental Analysis, Chapter 2.  N.K. Wills, L. Reuss and S.A. Lewis, editors.  Chapman and Hall, London, pp. 21-48; 1996.
    • Cotton, C.; Reuss, L.  Characterization of epithelial ion transport.  In:  Epithelial Transport:  A Guide to Methods and Experimental Analysis, Chapter 4.  N.K. Wills, L. Reuss and S.A. Lewis, editors.  Chapman and Hall, London, pp. 70-92; 1996.
    • Altenberg, G.A.; Reuss, L.  Measurements of interpretation of cytoplasmic ion activities.  In:  Epithelial Transport:  A Guide to Methods and Experimental Analysis, Chapter 7.  N.K. Wills, L. Reuss and S.A. Lewis, editors.  Chapman and Hall, London; 167-166; 1996.
    • Reuss, L.; Cotton, C.U.; Altenberg, G.A.  Measurements of epithelial cell volume..  In:  Epithelial Transport: A Guide to Methods and Experimental Analysis, Chapter 8.  N.K. Wills, L. Reuss and S.A. Lewis, editors. Chapman and Hall, London; pp. 167-189; 1996.
    • Alvarez-Leefmans, F.J.; Reuss, L.; Homeostasis Intracelular de los Iones H+ y Cl- y Regulación de Volumen Celular. in Biofìsica y Fisiología Celular.  R. Latorre, R. Llinás and J. López Barneo, F. Bezanilla and R. Llinàs, editors.  Universidad de Sevilla, pp. 177-212; 1996. 
    • Reuss, L.  Epithelial Transport, Chapter 8.  In:  Handbook of Physiology, Section 14:  Cell Physiology.  J.E. Hoffman and J. Jamieson, editors.  Oxford University Press, New York, pp. 309-388; 1997.
    • Reuss, L.  Basic mechanisms of ion transport, Chapter 3.  In: The Kidney, Physiology and Pathophysiology, Third Edition, D.W. Seldin and G. Giebisch, editors. Raven Press, pp. 85-106, 2000.
    • Reuss, L.  General principles of water transport, Chapter 13. In: The Kidney, Physiology and Pathophysiology, Third Edition, D.W. Seldin and G. Giebisch, editors.  Raven Press, pp. 321-340, 2000.
    • Reuss, L.  Tight Junction Permeability to Ions and Water.  In Tight Junctions, Second Edition.  J.M. Anderson and M. Cereijido, editors.  CRC Press, Inc., Boca Raton, FL, pp. 61-88, 2001.
    • Reuss, L.  Ion transport across non-excitable membranes.  Encyclopedia of Life Sciences, 2001.
    • Reuss L. Ion Transport Across Nonexcitable Membranes. In: Encyclopedia of Life Sciences. John Wiley & Sons, Ltd: Chichester, 2005. http://www.els.net/ [doi:10.1038/npg.els.0003956]
    • Reuss, L. Water Transport across Cell Membranes. In: Encyclopedia of Life Sciences. John Wiley & Sons, Ltd: Chichester, 2008 http://www.els.net/ [DOI: 10.1002/9780470015902.a0020621]
    • Reuss, L.  Mechanisms of ion transport across cell membranes and epithelia.  In: The Kidney, Physiology and Pathophysiology, Fourth Edition, R.J. Alpern and S.C., Hebert, editors. Elsevier, 2008.
    • Reuss, L.  Mechanisms of water transport across cell membranes and epithelia.  In: The Kidney, Physiology and Pathophysiology, Fourth Edition, R.J. Alpern and S.C. Hebert, editors. Elsevier, 2008.
    • Reuss, L. Water Transport by Epithelia. In: Encyclopedia of Life Sciences. John Wiley & Sons, Ltd: Chichester. 2009. http://www.els.net/ [DOI: 10.1002/9780470015902.a0020622]

  • BOOKS EDITED
    • Reuss, L.; Russell, J.M.; Szabo, G. (editors)  Regulation of Potassium Transport across Biological Membranes. University of Texas Press, Austin; 1990.
    • Reuss, L.; Russell, Jr., J.M.; Jennings, M.L. (editors).  Molecular Biology and Function of Carrier Proteins. Society of General Physiologists, 46th Annual Symposium.  The Rockefeller University Press, New York; 1992.
    • Wills, N.K.; Reuss, J.; Lewis, S.A.  (editors).  Epithelial Transport: A Guide to Methods and Experimental Analysis.  Chapman and Hall, London; 1996.

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