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Molecular biology of voltage-dependent potassium and sodium channels

ROBERT L. BARCHI

in The Axon: Structure, Function and Pathophysiology

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780195082937
eISBN:
9780199865802
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195082937.003.0012
Subject:
Neuroscience, Disorders of the Nervous System

Excitation and conduction in axons depends on the time- and voltage-sensitive modulation of ionic conductances in the axon surface membrane. This chapter discusses the molecular biology of sodium and ... More


Voltage-gated sodium channels

Misbah Malik-Hall, John N. Wood, and Kenji Okuse

in Receptor and Ion-Channel Trafficking: Cell Biology of Ligand-Gated and Voltage-Sensitive Ion Channels

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780192632241
eISBN:
9780191724763
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780192632241.003.0001
Subject:
Neuroscience, Molecular and Cellular Systems

It is known that the neuron-specific pattern of transcription of some voltage-gated sodium channels (VGSCs) is regulated by a specific sequence, the NRSE/RE1 (neuron-restricted silencing element) and ... More


Voltage-Activated Ion Channels in Glial Cells

Michelle L. Olsen and Harald W. Sontheimer

in Neuroglia

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780195152227
eISBN:
9780199865024
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195152227.003.0009
Subject:
Neuroscience, Development, Disorders of the Nervous System

This chapter discusses voltage-activated ion channels in glial cells, including sodium channels, calcium channels, and potassium channels. Studies have proven that glial cells contain a large variety ... More


The Single Ion Channel

Alan J. McComas

in Galvani’s Spark: The Story of the Nerve Impulse

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199751754
eISBN:
9780199897094
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199751754.003.0019
Subject:
Neuroscience, History of Neuroscience, Sensory and Motor Systems

A “gating” current, predicted by the Hodgkin-Huxley equations twenty years earlier, is finally detected in the squid giant axon. Soon after, Bert Sakmann and Erwin Neher develop a patch clamp method ... More


Studies of the kinetics of the ionic and gating currents in the axons of Loligo forbesi as a guide to modelling of the sodium channel

Richard D. Keynes

in Cephalopod Neurobiology: Neuroscience Studies in Squid, Octopus and Cuttlefish

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198547907
eISBN:
9780191724299
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198547907.003.0061
Subject:
Neuroscience, Invertebrate Neurobiology

This chapter summarizes the coming together of a new model of the voltage-gated sodium channel that successfully reconciles almost all the data obtained in recent years from a variety of experimental ... More


Tetrodotoxin affects sodium gating current in squid giant axon

Michinori Ichikawa and Gen Matsumoto

in Cephalopod Neurobiology: Neuroscience Studies in Squid, Octopus and Cuttlefish

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198547907
eISBN:
9780191724299
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198547907.003.0084
Subject:
Neuroscience, Invertebrate Neurobiology

Molecular rearrangements of the sodium channels associated with membrane depolarization can be electrophysiologically studied by the analysis of the single-channel records or, more directly, by ... More


Voltage Dependence of Sodium Channel Inactivation In The Squid Giant Axon

Nikolaus G. Greeff and Ian C. Forster

in Cephalopod Neurobiology: Neuroscience Studies in Squid, Octopus and Cuttlefish

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198547907
eISBN:
9780191724299
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198547907.003.0077
Subject:
Neuroscience, Invertebrate Neurobiology

This chapter shows that high resolution recording of gating current from the squid giant axon detects a slow component during the inactivation phase of sodium ionic current. From the combined data of ... More


Control of the spatial distribution of sodium channels in the squid giant axon and its cell bodies

W. F. Gilly, M. T. Lucero, M. Perri, and J. Rosenthal

in Cephalopod Neurobiology: Neuroscience Studies in Squid, Octopus and Cuttlefish

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198547907
eISBN:
9780191724299
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198547907.003.0116
Subject:
Neuroscience, Invertebrate Neurobiology

This chapter summarizes the progress in developing a model system for studying the control of neuronal Na channel distribution based on the squid giant axon and its cell bodies located in the giant ... More


Modeling Voltage-Dependent Channels

Alain Destexhe and John R. Huguenard

in Computational Modeling Methods for Neuroscientists

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262013277
eISBN:
9780262258722
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262013277.003.0006
Subject:
Neuroscience, Techniques

This chapter describes the voltage-gated ion channels. It considers the different types of formalisms in modeling ionic currents as the action potential and voltage-clamp recordings of the T-type ... More


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