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Common Urological Problems

Calcium Channel

Aurora A may contribute to kidney disease

The Aurora A kinase may contribute to polycystic kidney disease (PKD) by inactivating a key calcium channel in kidney cells, according to a study in the June 13 issue of The Journal of Cell Biology.

Aurora A is an oncogene best known as a regulator of mitotic progression. But the kinase has important functions… Aurora A may contribute to kidney disease   

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