Mechanosensitive Ion Channels

Mechanosensitive Ion Channels

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Current Topics in Membranes provides a systematic, comprehensive, and rigorous approach to specific topics relevant to the study of cellular membranes. Each volume is a guest edited compendium of membrane biology. This series has been a mainstay for practicing scientists and students interested in this critical field of biology. Articles covered in the volume include ENaC Proteins in Vascular Smooth Muscle Mechanotransduction; Regulation of the Mechano-Gated K2P Channel TREK-1 by Membrane Phospholipids; MechanoTRPs and TRPA1; TRPC; The Cytoskeletal Connection to Ion Channels as a Potential Mechanosensory Mechanism. Lessons From Polycystin-2 (TRPP2); Lipid Stress at Play: Mechanosensitivity of Voltage-Gated Channels; Hair Cell Mechanotransduction: The Dynamic Interplay between Structure and Function; Pharmacology of Hair Cell MS Channels; Hair Cell Mechanotransduction; Models of Hair Cell Mechanotrasduction; Touch; Mechanosensitive Ion Channels in Dystrophic Muscle; Mechanotransduction in Endothelial Cells; MS Channels in Tumor Cell Migration; Mechanosensitive Channels in Regulating Smooth Muscle Contraction in the GI; Mechanosensitive Ion Channels in Blood-Pressure-Sensing Baroreceptor Neurons.inactivation, which is only accessible through the open states, depends on cytoskeletal integrity (Suchyna et al., 2004). ... (2003) linked the pathology of mdx muscle fibers with the influx of cations through SACs. ... They play an important role in the induction and maintenance of the blooda€brain barrier (Zonta et al., 2003) and communicate intracellular Ca2A¾ signals bidirectionally with neurons ( Carmignotoanbsp;...

Title:Mechanosensitive Ion Channels
Publisher:Academic Press - 2011-09-21


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