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Dr. Klaus W. Beyenbach
Program in Physiology

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Phone: 607 253 3482
Fax: 607 253 3851
E-mail: kwb1@cornell.edu

EDUCATION

B.A. Biology, 1968, St. Mary's University, San Antonio, TX
M.A. Zoology, 1970, Southwest Texas State University, San Marcos, TX
Ph.D. Zoophysiology, 1974, Washington State University, Pullman, WA

RESEARCH INTERESTS

Mechanism and Regulation of Epithelial Transport, Function of Kidneys, Aglomerular Urine Formation, Secretory Transport across Insect Malpighian Tubules, Magnesium Transport across Biological Membranes, Mechanisms of Magnesium Homeostasis

Designs of Living Systems, Emerging Properties in Biological Systems

 

SELECTED PUBLICATIONS

Beyenbach, K.W. and H. Wieczorek. The V-type H+ATPase: Molecular Structure and Function, Physiological Roles and Regulation. J. Exp. Biol. 209: 577-589, 2006.

Weng, X.H., K.W. Beyenbach and A. Quaroni. Cultured monolayers of the dog jejunum with the structural and functional properties of the normal epithelium. Am. J. Physiol. Gastrointest. Liver Physiol. 288: G705-G717, 2005.

Beyenbach, K.W. Kidneys sans Glomeruli. Am. J. Physiol. Renal Physiol. 286: F811-F827, 2004.

Massaro, R.C., Lee, L.W., Patel, A., Wu, D.S.,Yu, M.J., Scott, B.N., Schooley, D.A. and K.W. Beyenbach. The mechanism of action of the antidiuretic peptide ADFa in Malpighian tubules of Aedes aegypti. J. Exp. Biol. 207: 2877-2888, 2004.

Beyenbach, K.W. Regulation of tight junction permeability with switch-like speed. Current Opinion in Nephrology and Hypertension 12: 543-550, 2003.

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