Actions of neurotransmitters and other messengers on Ca2+ channels and K+ channels in smooth muscle cells.

  • D. J. Beech
  • Published 1997 in Pharmacology & therapeutics

Abstract

Ion channels play key roles in determining smooth muscle tone by setting the membrane potential and allowing Ca2+ influx. Perhaps not surprisingly, therefore, they also provide targets for neurotransmitters and other messengers that act on smooth muscle. Application of patch-clamp and molecular biology techniques and the use of selective pharmacology has… (More)

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@article{Beech1997ActionsON, title={Actions of neurotransmitters and other messengers on Ca2+ channels and K+ channels in smooth muscle cells.}, author={D. J. Beech}, journal={Pharmacology & therapeutics}, year={1997}, volume={73 2}, pages={91-119} }