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Inositol trisphosphate receptor Ca2+ release channels.
The inositol 1,4,5-trisphosphate (InsP3) receptors (InsP3Rs) are a family of Ca2+ release channels localized predominately in the endoplasmic reticulum of all cell types. They function to releaseExpand
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Essential Regulation of Cell Bioenergetics by Constitutive InsP3 Receptor Ca2+ Transfer to Mitochondria
Mechanisms that regulate cellular metabolism are a fundamental requirement of all cells. Most eukaryotic cells rely on aerobic mitochondrial metabolism to generate ATP. Nevertheless, regulation ofExpand
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The endoplasmic reticulum gateway to apoptosis by Bcl-XL modulation of the InsP3R
Members of the Bcl-2 protein family modulate outer mitochondrial membrane permeability to control apoptosis. However, these proteins also localize to the endoplasmic reticulum (ER), the functionalExpand
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MICU1 Is an Essential Gatekeeper for MCU-Mediated Mitochondrial Ca2+ Uptake that Regulates Cell Survival
Mitochondrial Ca(2+) (Ca(2+)(m)) uptake is mediated by an inner membrane Ca(2+) channel called the uniporter. Ca(2+) uptake is driven by the considerable voltage present across the inner membraneExpand
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Mechanism of Ca2+ Disruption in Alzheimer's Disease by Presenilin Regulation of InsP3 Receptor Channel Gating
Mutations in presenilins (PS) are the major cause of familial Alzheimer's disease (FAD) and have been associated with calcium (Ca2+) signaling abnormalities. Here, we demonstrate that FAD mutant PS1Expand
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A Polymorphism in CALHM1 Influences Ca2+ Homeostasis, Aβ Levels, and Alzheimer's Disease Risk
Alzheimer's disease (AD) is a genetically heterogeneous disorder characterized by early hippocampal atrophy and cerebral amyloid-beta (Abeta) peptide deposition. Using TissueInfo to screen for genesExpand
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CALHM1 ion channel mediates purinergic neurotransmission of sweet, bitter and umami tastes
Recognition of sweet, bitter and umami tastes requires the non-vesicular release from taste bud cells of ATP, which acts as a neurotransmitter to activate afferent neural gustatory pathways. However,Expand
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Regulation of cystic fibrosis transmembrane conductance regulator single-channel gating by bivalent PDZ-domain-mediated interaction.
The cystic fibrosis transmembrane conductance regulator (CFTR) is a cAMP-dependent protein kinase- and ATP-regulated chloride channel, the activity of which determines the rate of electrolyte andExpand
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Inhibition of cystic fibrosis transmembrane conductance regulator by novel interaction with the metabolic sensor AMP-activated protein kinase.
The cystic fibrosis transmembrane conductance regulator (CFTR) is an ATP-gated Cl(-) channel that regulates other epithelial transport proteins by uncharacterized mechanisms. We employed a yeastExpand
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Inositol 1,4,5-tris-phosphate activation of inositol tris-phosphate receptor Ca2+ channel by ligand tuning of Ca2+ inhibition
Inositol 1,4,5-tris-phosphate (IP3) binding to its receptors (IP3R) in the endoplasmic reticulum (ER) activates Ca2+ release from the ER lumen to the cytoplasm, generating complex cytoplasmic Ca2+Expand
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