Babak A. Kachoei

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Targeting signalling molecules to ion channels can expedite regulation and assure the proper transition of changes to excitability. In the bag cell neurons of Aplysia, single-channel studies of excised patches have revealed that protein kinase C (PKC) gates a non-selective cation channel through a close, physical association. This channel drives a prolonged(More)
Although store-operated Ca(2+) influx has been well-studied in nonneuronal cells, an understanding of its nature in neurons remains poor. In the bag cell neurons of Aplysia californica, prior work has suggested that a Ca(2+) entry pathway can be activated by Ca(2+) store depletion. Using fura-based imaging of intracellular Ca(2+) in cultured bag cell(More)
Kachoei, Babak A., Ronald J. Knox, Didier Uthuza, Simon Levy, Leonard K. Kaczmarek, and Neil S. Magoski. A store-operated Ca influx pathway in the bag cell neurons of Aplysia. J Neurophysiol 96: 2688–2698, 2006. First published August 2, 2006; doi:10.1152/jn.00118.2006. Although store-operated Ca influx has been well-studied in nonneuronal cells, an(More)
Babak A. Kachoei, Ronald J. Knox, Didier Uthuza, Simon Levy, Leonard K. Kaczmarek, and Neil S. Magoski 1 Department of Physiology, Queen’s University, Kingston, ON, K7L 3N6, Canada; and Department of Pharmacology, Yale University, New Haven, CT, 06520, USA; and Department of Physiology and Biophysics, Boston University, Boston, MA, 02118, USA present(More)
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