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New publication from Team leader Hanne Poulsen - The α4 isoform of the Na+ ,K+ -ATPase is tuned for changing extracellular environments

A unique pump in sperm cells makes a difficult journey possible. A prerequisite for the sperm cell's difficult journey from the testes to the fallopian tube is its unique sodium-potassium pump. New studies of the unique pump show how it differs from the sodium-potassium pumps in the rest of the body, and gives hints on why sperm cells have developed their own pump.