volume 144, issue 2, P117-126 2006
DOI: 10.1016/j.chemphyslip.2006.08.003
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Abstract: In this study, we investigated the mechanism of PLA(2)-induced lysosomal destabilization. Through the measurements of lysosomal beta-hexosaminidase free activity, their membrane potential, the intra-lysosomal pH and the lysosomal latency loss in hypotonic sucrose medium, we established that PLA(2) could increase the lysosomal membrane permeability to both potassium ions and protons. The enzyme could also enhance the organelle osmotic sensitivity. The increases in the lysosomal ion permeability promoted influx …

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